Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: Maya aids Japanese BMD

26th March 2020 - 01:44 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch


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The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) commissioned the first of two Maya-class destroyers in Yokohama on 19 March. JS Maya (DDG-179) is a guided missile destroyer capable of ballistic missile defence (BMD).

This brings to seven the number of BMD destroyers in the JMSDF, with one more to come ...

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