An aircraft carrier in virtually all but name, the DDH Kaga "Helicopter Destroyer" can carry up to 28 aircraft and was commissioned early in 2017. It is part of a class of vessels that are the largest built by Japan since the end of WWII. This vessel, and the other vessels in its class are specialized for anti-submarine warfare, search and rescue and, potentially, amphibious assault. They are also capable of launching short takeoff and landing aircraft. Kit features new flight deck, upper structure, and four F-35 fighters.
- JMSDF DDH - 184