Japan proposed 20,000-ton helicopter carrier with aircraft carrier-style through the deck
Data Figure: Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to the number on the helicopter carrier 16DDH
Xinhua Tokyo, August 31 (reporter Liu Chan) Japan’s defense ministry issued August 31, 2010 annual budget estimates, which decided to build a 20,000-ton helicopter destroyer, and require provision has 116.6 billion yen (1 U.S. dollar equals 93 yen).
aboard the new ship is to take over “white root” class destroyers built. By design, the new ship-shape and Japan is now the largest “day to” helicopter destroyer is similar to the use of aircraft carrier-style straight-deck, superstructure deck at the side. The captain of the 248 meters, than the “day to” 51 meters long; 38 meters wide, than the “day to” wide and 5 meters; standard displacement of 19,500 tons, much larger than the “day to” of 13,950 tons.
and “day to”, the new ship will have a greater transport capacity, can carry a total of 14 ship-borne helicopters, while five helicopters taking off and landing. The ship can transport GSDF 3.5 tons truck 50, 4000 staff, and other ships at sea refueling.
defense ministry said the ship will serve as the hub of naval vessels to use, can be used for large-scale disaster relief, international peacekeeping operations, emergency evacuation, etc. Defense Ministry plans to build four future of the same type of ships.
Ministry of Defense budget estimates released 31 total 4.846 trillion yen, compared with 2009 annual budget increased by 3%. In addition to the giant helicopter destroyers, the Defense Ministry also plans to the missile defense system “Patriot” missiles to intercept the equipment extended to the country, for in the proposed budget for funds 94.4 billion yen. In addition, the budget allocated 56.1 billion yen also requires the construction of 58 new tanks to replace the old 74 main battle tanks.
Japanese media pointed out that since Japan in the 30 elections held in the House of Representatives to achieve a “regime change”, which came to power the Democratic Party has pledged to reform the budget preparation, the defense ministry’s budget estimates can By still a problem.