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HIBIKI (AOS-5201) class

Country of Origin: Japan

ship list


 Name       Pendant    Launched         Commissioned      Status
 HIBIKI     AOS-5201   July 27, 1990    Jan. 30, 1991     Active
 HARIMA     AOS-5202   Sept. 11, 1991   March 10, 1992    Active


This Japanese-designed class of small waterplane, twin-hull (SWATH ) ocean surveillance ships resembles the U.S. Navy's VICTORIOUS class (TAGOS-19). A total of five ships of this class were planned, but only two were built. They stream...

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