JGSDF Camp Komakado
|JGSDF Camp Komakado
|Gotemba, Shizuoka, Japan|
|Controlled by||Ministry of Defense (Japan)|
|In use||1936-1945 Imperial Japanese Army
1945-1960 United States Army
1960-present Japan Ground Self-Defense Force
JGSDF Camp Komakado (駒門駐屯地? Komakado-chūtonchi) is a military base of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, located in Gotemba, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. It is one of several military facilities located in the foothills of Mount Fuji.
In 1960, after the conclusion of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between the United States and Japan, the base was returned to the control of the Japanese government and reestablished as a training facility for artillery and armor under the post-war Ground Japan Self-Defense Force. The JSDF 1st Tank Battalion has been based at Camp Komakado since 1962.
The International Peace Cooperation Activities Training Unit of the Central Readiness Force has been based at Camp Komakado since 2007.
The following are units currently stationed in Camp Komakado:
- Central Readiness Force
- 1st Training Brigade
- 1st Armored Training Unit
- 1st Tank Battalion
- 1st Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion
- 364th Engineer Company
- JGSDF 1st Logistic Support Regiment
- JGSDF Kantō Logistics Depot
- 駐屯地所在部隊 (in Japanese). Ground Self-Defense Force. Retrieved 2010-03-13.