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Japan Maritime Self Defense Force / JMSDF - Guided Missile Destroyer

DDG 178 JS Ashigara

 
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Type, class: Guided Missile Destroyer, DDG; Atago class
Builder: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nagasaki, Japan
 
STATUS:
Laid down: April 6, 2005
Launched: August 30, 2006
Commissioned: March 13, 2008
IN SERVICE
 

Homeport: Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan
Namesake: Mount Ashigara
Technical Data: see INFO > Atago class Guided Missile Destroyer
 
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JS Ashigara (DDG 178) with JS Kurama (DDH 144) alongside

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JDS Ashigara (DDG 178):
 
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