On May 18, 2021, Lieutenant Junior Grade Risa Takenouchi became the first female officer to serve on a submarine in the history of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).
Tag Archives : Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
14 May 2021
Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) announced it started test flights of an upgraded SH-60K Maritime Helicopter on 12 May 2021. Development of this upgraded variant began in 2015.
01 May 2021
Japan's Ministry of Defense (MoD) is planning a multihull as one of the proposed designs for the Aegis system equipped ship.
30 Mar 2021
Following the signature by the French Defence procurement agency (DGA) and its Japanese counterpart, the Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA), of a Defence cooperation agreement, Thales and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) are joining forces to develop a Dual Frequency sonar demonstrator to be evaluated at sea both in Japanese and French waters.
19 Mar 2021
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) commissioned today its second and final Maya-class AEGIS Destroyer. JS Haguro はぐろ (DDG-180)...
05 Dec 2020
The Japanese government is considering to build additional Aegis destroyers as an alternative solution to Aegis Ashore...
01 Dec 2020
The Chief of Staff of the French Navy met with his Japanese counterpart while submarine "Emeraude" made a rare port of call in Guam....
24 Nov 2020
Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force relies on Thales and MHI to equip itself with the latest generation of high-resolution synthetic aperture sonar...
18 Nov 2020
On October 29, 2020, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) demonstrated the General Atomics' MQ-9B SeaGuardian capabilities to local media...
14 Oct 2020
Japan's newest submarine “Taigei” (previously known as 29SS) was launched today at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) shipyard in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture.