8th Tactical Fighter Squadron (JASDF)
The 8th Tactical Fighter Squadron (第8飛行隊 (dai-hachi-hikoutai)) is a squadron of the 8th Air Wing of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force based at Tsuiki Air Base, in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. It is equipped with Mitsubishi F-2 and Kawasaki T-4 aircraft.
|6th Tactical Fighter Squadron|
8 Sqn Mitsubishi F-2As (2011)
|Active||October 29, 1960-present|
|Part of||Western Air Defense Force, 8th Air Wing|
|Garrison/HQ||Tsuiki Air Base|
The squadron's tail marking is of a black leopard.
In popular culture
- North American F-86F Sabre (1960-1980)
- Mitsubishi F-1 (1980-1997)
- McDonnell Douglas F-4EJ Kai (1997-2009)
- Mitsubishi F-2 (2008-present)
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