Japan unveils military carrier

Japan has unveiled its latest helicopter carrier in a ceremony in Kanagawa Prefecture full of pomp and fanfare. Here are the things you ...

Japan has unveiled its latest helicopter carrier in a ceremony in Kanagawa Prefecture full of pomp and fanfare.



Here are the things you need to know about it.

- The vessel is called "Izumo" and is capable of carrying up to nine helicopters.

- It weighs 19,500 tonnes, 25 per cent longer than any other carrier of its kind and cost $1.2bn to make.

- Japan now operates four helicopter carriers which the country actually calls helicopter 'destroyers'.

- The crew will be made up of 470 elite mariners.

- The carrier will be used for humanitarian aid and also anti-submarine warfare activities.

- The vessel will set sail in 2015.

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