Submarine Mochishio Launched
Nov. 06, 2006
Tokyo, November 6, 2006 – Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corporation today held a ceremony marking the launch of the submarine, Mochishio, which is now being built for the Japan Defense Agency (JDA), at the No.1 Building Berth of the Kobe Shipyard. The ceremony was attended by a delegation of top JDA officials.
The submarine is the eleventh Oyashio class submarine and the 23rd built by Kawasaki Shipbuilding since the end of World War II.