In January 2008, it was announced that Lockheed Martin received a US$40.4 million contract modification to provide Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMD) capability to the Myōkō, the third Kongō class destroyer to be so equipped.
The ship was featured in the 2012 American film Battleship, being commanded by Captain Yugi Nagata, in which it was destroyed by alien craft after trying to fight it in order to support the US Navy destroyer USS John Paul Jones.
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