This one is gorgeous.
Always thought it was funny that the Haruna and Shirane-class helicopter destroyers had two forward 5″ guns. Then again, the ships date from the early to mid-Seventies, and probably all MSDF destroyers had two guns back then.
A contributor and editor at the blog War Is Boring, Kyle Mizokami started Japan Security Watch in 2010 to further understand Japan's defenses and security policy.
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