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.
Tag Archives : JMSDF
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.
04 Feb 2020
Mitsui E & S Shipbuilding launched the new ocean surveillance ship "Aki" (AOS-5203) for Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) on January 15, 2020.
16 Jan 2020
At the 2020 Surface Navy Association's national symposium (SNA 2020) currently held near Washington DC, Japanese company Fujitsu and their partner Lockheed Martin unveiled a collaborative table and multi-function display.
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.