Defence Notes

UDT Asia: Japan boosts submarine technologies

12th January 2017 - 04:00 GMT | by Koji Miyake in Tokyo


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This year Japan will start building a Soryu-class submarine for the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) containing a host of new technologies and is scheduled to enter service in FY2021.

Funded under the budget announced in August 2016, the boat will feature four new technologies, the first of which ...

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