Japan Navy JS Kaga aircraft carrier upgrade thread

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JS Kaga (DDH-184)
is a helicopter carrier being converted into an aircraft carrier beginning in March, 2022. Officially classified as a multi-purpose operation destroyer, she is the second ship in the Izumo class of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), the other being JS Izumo.[1][2][3] Her namesake arises from Kaga Province (加賀国, Kaga no kuni) in present-day Ishikawa Prefecture.

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Upgrades will be mainly done to increase flight deck area by removing the original bow deck, the original bow deck has been successfully removed by late June

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>>27th September footage of the Kaga in Kure shipyard

2022/9/27 KAGA (destroyer) carrier upgrade Parts of the former KAGA... Kure Maritime Self-Defense Force (source: ひかきく)

>>30th November update
2022/11/30 KAGA (destroyer) carrier upgrade! steadily! New large ship under construction next door & in dock, Kashima (training ship) too! Kure Maritime Self-Defense Force (source : ひかきく)


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JS Kaga new bow as seen on a 30 November 22 video (source: HIROSHIMA-RIDER KAZE)

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İ wish TCG ANADOLU would also be destroyer with VLS and other missiles.
 

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In this video dated 06/11/22, we could see works on the removal of landing concrete using Conjet's Robot 327 system



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