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Japan launches eighth and final BMD destroyer

18th July 2019 - 08:51 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Rockhampton


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Japan Marine United launched a new 8,200t escort warship at its Yokohama shipyard on 17 July – christened Haguro and bearing the pennant number 180 – the second destroyer in the two-vessel Maya class (formerly known as the 27DDG).

This new destroyer for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) is similar ...

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