Central Army (Japan)

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Central Army (Japan)
JGSDF Middle Army.svg
Active 14 January 1960 – present
Country  Japan
Branch Flag of the Japan Self-Defense Forces.svg Japan Ground Self-Defense Force
Size Army
Part of Japan Ground Self-Defense Force
Garrison/HQ Camp Itami, Itami, Hyōgo
Lt. Gen. Junji Suzuki

The Central Army (中部方面隊, Chūbunhōmen-tai) is one of five active Armies of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. It is headquartered in Itami, Hyōgo. Its responsibility is the defense of Chūgoku, Kansai, Shikoku and the Southern half of the Chūbu region.


Operational Structure of the Central Army 2011
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