Arrival of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Helicopter Destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181)

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Published on August 2, 2016 by

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for Rim of the Pacific 2016.

The Hyūga-class helicopter destroyer (ひゅうが型護衛艦 Hyūga-gata-goei-kan?) is a type of helicopter carrier built for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).

Two – Hyūga and Ise – were built; upon completion the class were the largest ships built for the Japanese navy since the Second World War. Hyūga was described in a PBS documentary as the “first Japanese aircraft carrier built since WWII.”

RIMPAC 2016 is the 25th exercise in the series that began in 1971.

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