France wins contract for 12 Australian Navy submarines What it seemt to be a win-to-win cooperation with the Japanese Navy has result in a totally different outcome. Against expectation, the Soryu-class submarine has not been selected by the Australian Navy. Instead, the DCNS of France is the winner of Australia’s $50 billion (US$38.54 billion) Future […]
The webpages for the imperial Japanese Navy Carriers Hiryu and Soryu were updated. The photos were also added and link problems were solved. The Imperial Japanese Navy Aircraft Carrier Hiryu The Imperial Japanese Navy Aircraft Carrier Soryu In addition, the submarine fleet is going to be updated soon.
Information and illustrations/ photographies of the current seven commissioned submarines of the Soryu-class (Soryu, Unryu, Hakuryu, Kenryu, Zuiryu, Kokuryu and Jinryu) has been collected and upload in remorika website. They can be found at the page of the submarines of the JMSDF. More details of the Soryu-class submarines can be found here too. The Soryu-class […]
A new Japanese submarine that belongs to the Soryu class is expected to be launched on October 2015, probably in Yokosuka, but details have not been announced yet. This new unit belongs to the project code name S131, and the building number of the vessel is 8123. The submarine SS-508 has not received yet an […]
The Japanese Submarine Soryu-class After decades of isolation in deals with military industry as sellers, the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe clanged the rules and ended a decades-old ban so that Japan can now export weapons. However, it is not so easy because Japanese industry has little experience and almost no contacts abroad to address […]