Here is Naval News' Monthly Recap video for June 2020.
Tag Archives : JMSDF
24 Jun 2020
According to pictures released on social media, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)'s Final Aegis destroyer, JS Haguro, left Yokohama on June 23 to start its initial sea trials.
03 Jun 2020
The Japanese Ministry of Defense (MoD) ordered two 4,900 tons Yard Oiler Tankers (YOT) from local shipbuilder Shin Kurushima (株式会社新来島どっく) on May 19 2020.
13 May 2020
According to a document released by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), the Guided Missile Destroyer JS Maya (DDG-179)「まや」 and her crew will undergo a "capability test".
19 Mar 2020
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) commissioned today its first Maya-class AEGIS Destroyer at Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) Isogo shipyard in Yokohama. JS Maya まや (DDG-179) joins the JMSDF’s Escort Flotilla 1, based in Yokosuka.
05 Mar 2020
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) commissioned its 11th Soryu-class diesel-electric attack submarine (SSK) in Kobe in Hyogo Prefecture on March 5, 2020. JS Ōryū (SS-511) joins the JMSDF’s Submarine Flotilla 1, based in Kure. It is the first-in-class boat to feature lithium-ion batteries.
12 Feb 2020
Photos taken on February 10, 2020 show a P-1 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) flying with four new air-to-ship missiles (ASM) which are currently under development.
10 Feb 2020
The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF)' Sōryū-class diesel-electric attack submarine (SSK) Kenryū is set to deploy on February 12, 2020 to take part in the large U.S. Navy exercise RIMPAC 2020 in Hawaii.
JMSDF Destroyer Takanami Deploys to the Middle East to Secure the Safe Navigation of Civilian Vessels
07 Feb 2020
On February 2, 2020, the destroyer Takanami (DD-110) departed from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) Yokosuka Naval Base for the Middle East.