MAYA (DDG-179) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Destroyers

Country of Origin: Japan

The MAYA class will be the seventh and eighth Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force warships to be equipped with the Aegis combat system. The design is based on the previous ATAGO class. It features room for growth for future advanced naval weapons, potentially including directed energy or railgun systems. HULL: The hull of the MAYA class is 16 ft (5 m) longer than that of the ATAGO class and the class displaces about 400 metric tons more. There is a flight deck aft equipped with an enclosed...


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