Japanese Self-Defense Forces to be equipped with high-speed transport ships for the war against China Islands
Japanese high-speed transport ships to imagine Figure U.S. HSV2″ vigilance “was high-speed transport ships, Japan’s Defense Ministry plans to equip the new ro-ro landing equipment – fast transport ships and the United States similar to the use of high-speed transport ship. Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan had to open the 150th anniversary of Hong Kong as a” goodwill ambassador ship “to enter the port of Yokohama, Japan, high-speed transport ship “nacyan world”.
Global Network reporter Wang Huan reported that according to Japanese media reported that in response from the Chinese navy’s “threat”, the Japanese Defense Ministry plans to equip the new ro-ro landing equipment – fast transport ships for the completion of rapid transit task, and as Japan’s Ground Self-Defense launched mobile operations, “ace.”
Japan’s “Sankei Shimbun” reported on February 21, 20, Japan’s Ministry of Defense on civilian Maritime Self-Defense Forces high-speed boats to transport ships were discussed. Allegedly, for the Chinese navy in the East China Sea Islands to Japan “threat” has been increasing, coupled with construction of new ships because of higher costs, as the Japanese Self-Defense Forces to “seize the island operation” means of transport “trump card”, Japan Defense Ministry plans to quickly boat transferred to civilian self-defense use.
early as 2005, Japan signed a joint statement with the U.S. military has made it clear that in this high-speed transport ships on the equipment. Japan’s defense ministry in this discussion, plan, Hakodate, Hokkaido (in the Tsugaru Strait) and two civilian boats deployed to the Self-Defense Forces to use. It is reported that this transport ship length of 112 meters, maximum speed of 67 km can take 774 people, and while carrying 33 military trucks, military vehicles and the amount of 195, is the world’s largest “double size” high-speed transport ship .
reported that Japan’s Ground Self-Defense in general the company in western Japan in the East China Sea, “won the island battle,” the “core.” The company is currently about 600 members of the SDF, this high-speed transport ships just to meet the transport needs of the company, and also can be equipped with light military vehicles and light armored vehicles. December 2010 introduction of the new “National Defense Program Outline” is also clear that Japanese forces would “rapidly expand the use of PTU Islands defense,” but has been able to achieve “rapid transit” means of transport is a “major problem” .
Japan’s Ministry of Defense civilian boats will be deployed to the SDF to use this just to fill the lack of effective means of transport “blank”, in Honshu, Japan’s Self-Defense Forces can also be effective to use a “springboard strategy”, rapidly part of outlying islands in southwestern Japan Sea started defense.
report also said U.S. forces stationed on Okinawa to mainland Japan for the rapid and Western Pacific regions, is now a private boat to Australia as the U.S. military’s high-speed transport ships to use. Therefore, if Japan’s Self-Defense Force able to deploy high-speed transport ships, will be able to replace the U.S. Marines perform transport tasks, but also to the U.S. side to take this opportunity to transfer to the Japanese mainland and expand the training request.
Japan’s defense ministry also received news that China has also expressed interested in purchasing this high-speed transport ships intention. Therefore, Japan’s defense ministry is stepping up to discuss the matter, and the fastest draw in June, the end result, Japan will also write the year 2012 budget.