DJI Phantom Pro is a civilian drone used for by the JSDF for reconnaissance purpose. Due to the fact that the advanced Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk  Hawk cannot operate in the Special Region because of the lack of satellite infrastructure, this drone is used for its versatile since it only requires a transmitter to function properly. Due its size and versatility as a camera platform it is used as an easy camera platform.

During the Siege of Jade Palace, the JSDF Special Force is seen using the drone to recon the palace.