Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) in Nagasaki launched today "Noshiro", the third Mogami-class vessel. Also known as 30FFM, it is a next generation frigate for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).
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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.
03 Mar 2021
Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Nagasaki launched today the first-in-class 30FFM, a next generation frigate for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)...
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.
21 Sep 2020
Two Future Multi-Mission Frigates (FFM or 30FFM) are starting to take shape at two shipyards in Japan. Images and videos obtained by Naval News from local shipspotters show the integrated mast has been fitted. Both hulls should be ready for launch before the end of the year.
08 Oct 2019
At PACIFIC 2019, the international maritime exposition which opened its doors in Sydney, Australia, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of Japan unveiled two news ship designs based on their FMF frigate: Two OPV and a DDG designs.
28 May 2019
At Sea Air Space 2019, the naval defense exposition held near Washington DC in May, Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) was showcasing for the first time a unique feature of the 30FFM: A giant, 360° wall placed inside the CIC and featuring augmented reality.
27 Feb 2019
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) commissioned the JS "Shiranui" (pennant number 120) during a ceremony held today at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Nagasaki shipyard. JS Shiranui is the second Asahi-class anti-submarine destroyer (25DD program) of the JMSDF.