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Japan sends SDF planes, 70 personnel to help fight Australia fires

  • January 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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Sankei and Nikkei wrote that the Ministry of Defense announced on Wednesday that it has sent two ASDF C-130 transport planes and 70 personnel to Australia to assist in efforts to fight devastating bushfires. The aircraft and the personnel left Komaki Air Base in Aichi Prefecture on Wednesday to join eight SDF members already in Australia. The planes will mainly be used to transport personnel and supplies.

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