18 noiembrie 2019

DSEI Japan 2019: More details emerge about Japan’s new multi-mission frigates


More details have emerged about the new 3,900-tonne class of multi-mission frigates on order for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).Representatives of Japanese company Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which is expected to build six of the eight frigates planned for the service, told Jane’s at the 18–20 November DSEI Japan 2019 defence exhibition in Chiba that the new frigate class will be 132.5 m long, 16 m wide, and have a beam of 9 m and a standard displacement of 3,900 tonnes.Powered [...]