Japan Ground Self Defense Force to hold Paper Craft Photo Contest

The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force is holding a photo contest as their publicity campaign. The subject of the contest is paper craft of their equipments, such as tanks, helicopters, parachutes and armored vehicles.

Read on for detail.

(JP)Ministry of Defense - Ground Self Defense Force: Paper Craft Photo Contest

The application for the photo contest will be accepted through April 1st to September 1st. As you can see from the previous contest, the contest looks like it's for kids interested in cool tanks and jeeps. So your application may be rejected if you are aged.

Anyway you can still enjoy these paper crafts. All the patterns are provided in PDF format at the link above.

Mitsubishi Type 90, the main battle tank of Japan Ground Self Defense Force

Komatsu Light Armor Vehicle(LAV)

AH-1S, the updated version of AH-1 Cobra


696MI parachute


They are not painted or camouflaged so you can decorate it in your own way. Thanks to computers we can do that digitally.

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