Lead next-gen multi-mission frigate launched for JMSDF

first_img Authorities Lead next-gen multi-mission frigate launched for JMSDF Share this article The multirole frigates will be more compact for operations near the shores of Japan. They will be deployed on international peace and humanitarian missions in addition to performing anti-piracy activities. The vessels will also have mine countermeasure capabilities. Posted: over 2 years ago Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has launched JS Mogami (FFM-1), the first-in-class of next-generation multi-mission frigates ordered by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). View post tag: Frigate Naida Hakirevic The 3,900-ton unit is the lead ship of the 30DX frigate program of JMSDF and is planned to be commissioned in March next year. View post tag: MHI Back in 2018, the Japanese defense ministry awarded a contract to MHI to build the first two of the planned four frigates for JMSDF. The naming and launching ceremony took place at MHI’s Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works on 3 March 2021. MHI gets funds to build first new multirole frigates View post tag: JS Mogamicenter_img March 3, 2021, by Change your preferences Back to overview,Home naval-today Lead next-gen multi-mission frigate launched for JMSDF Related Article MAR,the naming and launch ceremony was held at Nagasaki Works, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. for the new FFM named “MOGAMI”. She is the first MOGAMI type of FFM and her name comes from Mogami River where located in Yamagata. It is said that Mogami River is‟the mother river”. pic.twitter.com/9yzejVxVCx— Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (@jmsdf_pao_eng) March 3, 2021 The next-gen frigates feature a length of 130 meters, a width of 16 meters and can reach a speed of over 30 knots. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. View post tag: JMSDF Posted: over 2 years ago The second frigate, JS Kumano (FFM-2) is being built at subcontractor Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding’s (Mitsui E&S) Tamano shipyard. The ship was launched on 19 November 2020 and is scheduled for delivery also in March 2022. Categories: Vesselslast_img

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