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MEIYO (HL-03) class

Country of Origin: Japan

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 Name       Pendant    Launched         Commissioned      Status

 MEIYO      HL-03      June 29, 1990    Oct. 24, 1990     Active
 KAIYO      HL-05      Apr. 26, 1993    Oct. 7, 1993      Active


Both carry the same survey equipment as the larger TAKUYO (HL -02, plus the 36,088 ft (11,000 m) depth capable, 12 kHz Sea Beam 2112 mapping sonar.


Both are active in the Japanese coast guard.


 MEIYO: Kawaski, Kobe, Japan
 KAIYO: Mitsubishi,...

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