Shinichi Iwanari

Commander, Air Development and Test Command, Lt. General JASDF (Ret.)

Lt. General Iwanari was in charge of procuring aircraft, warning and control systems, and missiles at various supply deports for the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF). 

He also worked as an aircraft engine cost analyst for the F-15, P-3C, CH-47, and T-4 at the Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Agency (ATLA) headquarters. 

Iwanari participated in the FSX (F-2) development program as a contractor, cost analyst, and production control manager. In regard to FMS, he participated in the F-4EJ, E-767 AWACS, and KC-130 programs.


1980 National Defense Academy 

1990  Air Staff College (Command and Staff Course)

2001  Air War College (Air War Course)


2007  Commander, Western Aircraft Control and Warning Wing

2009 Director General, General Affairs Department, Air Staff Office

2011  Vice Commander, Air Material Command 

2013 Commander, Air Development and Test Command

2015 Retirement from JASDF

2015  Advisor, Japan Radio Co., Ltd. 

2016-2019 Researcher, Keio Leading-edge Laboratory of Science and Technology Keio University

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