10. Izumo (248 m)
The type of helicopter carrier, to which the destroyer Izumo belongs to the squadron belongs, is formally classified as an escort ship. In the spring of 2015, this vessel, recognized as one of the largest warships, became part of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. Its purpose is the observation and tracking of submarines, their destruction, as well as participation in mine action and landing operations. Distinctive characteristics: high speed, maneuverability, capacity (within 1000 persons), length – 248 m.