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IZUMO-class helicopter carrier

Country of Origin: Japan

ship list


 Name    Pendant    Launched        Commissioned     Status
 IZUMO   DDH-183    Aug. 6, 2013    March 25, 2015   Active
 KAGA    DDH-184    Aug. 27, 2015   March 22, 2017   Active


The IZUMO class was designed as a replacement for Japan's aging SHIRANE-class helicopter-carrying destroyers. The SHIRANE-class ships were decommissioned as the IZUMO-class vessels entered service. Larger than the HYUGA class, the vessels resemble light...

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