On May 31, 2022, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) issued a press release on this year's Indo-Pacific Deployment (IPD), announcing the ships that will participate and their ports of call.
Tag Archives : Izumo
18 Apr 2022
The modifications to Kaga, second of the Izumo-class helicopter destroyer (DDH) began at the Japan Marine United (JMU) shipyard in Kure, Hiroshima Prefecture, in late March.
05 Oct 2021
At the request of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 242 successfully conducted the first ever landing of two F-35B Lightning II aircraft aboard the Japanese Ship Izumo on October 3, 2021.
05 Oct 2021
A United States Marine Corps (USMC) F-35B short take off vertical landing (STOVL) aircraft was tested for the first time aboard JS Izumo, a helicopter carrier (local designation: helicopter destroyer) of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF).
01 Oct 2021
Japan's Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced this week that United States Marine Corps F-35B aircraft will start a campaign of tests aboard JS Izumo, a helicopter carrier (local designation: helicopter destroyer) of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF).
20 Jul 2021
On June 25, 2021, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) DDH Izumo arrived at its home port, Yokosuka in Kanagawa Prefecture, after a year and three months of modifications.
05 Oct 2020
The budget request calls for (1) addressing electronic warfare, cyber warfare, and the use of ...
03 Jan 2020
Here is NavalNews.com's eleventh monthly report (December 2019). Naval News Monthly Reports are video round ups of the most read naval defense news articles we published in the past month.
30 Dec 2019
Japan's Ministry of Defense (MoD) has announced in its FY2020 defense budget that it will invest 3.1 billion yen (approximately US $ 28.3 million) to refurbish the destroyer Izumo which is the largest vessel in Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF).
21 Aug 2019
U.S. Marine Corps' F-35B STOVL fighters will be the first fixed wing aircraft to fly from Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Izumo-class "helicopter destroyers", following the conversion of both JS Izumo and JS Kaga into aircraft carriers.