No.591 2002/1

SELF DEFENSE FLEET

COVER
JMSDF DESTROYERS IN FORMATION


COLOR PICTORIALS
ESCORT FLOTILLA 1 IN FORMATION
SUNKEN RUSSIAN SSGN KURSK RAISED
RED CHINA'S WARSHIPS MAKE FIRST VISIT TO FRANCE
NEW SAUDI FRIGATE AL RIYADH COMMENCES SEA TRIALS
SAUDI NEW FRIGATE MAKKAH LAUNCHED ON 20 JULY
SS NARUSHIO LAUNCHED ON 4 OCTOBER
MSC IZUSHIMA LAUNCHED ON 31 OCTOBER
TSS ASASHIO COMMENCES SEA TRIALS WITH AIP
HIGHLIGHT OF BRITISH STAFF COLLEGE SEA DAYS 2001
RUSSIAN WARSHIPS SPOTTED OFF THE COAST OF JAPAN IN OCTOBER
JAPNAESE BRAND-NEW NERCHANT SHIPS
CHILEAN SAIL TRAINING SHIP ESMERALDA VISITS TOKYO
FRENCH FRIGATE PRAIRIAL CALLS TOKYO
THE LAST FRENCH LA FAYETTE CLASS FRIGATE GUELPRATTE COMMISSIONED
ROUND KYUSYU CRUISE OF MS ASUKA
SALVAGE OPERATION OF SUNKEN EHIME MARU
NEWS FLASH
NCL'S NORWEGIAN WIND VISITS JAPAN FOR THE FIRST TIME
NCL'S NEW SHIP NORWEGIAN SUN MAKES HER DEBUT

B/W PICTORIALS
SHIPS & AIRCRAFT OF SELF DEFENSE FLEET
____FLEET ESCORT FORCE
____FLEET SUBMARINE FORCE
____MINEWARFARE FORCE
____FLEET TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMAND
____DIRECT CONTROLLED SHIPS
____FLEET AIR FORCE
U.S. CARRIER BATTLE GROUPS IN OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM
U.S. AMPHIBIOUS VESSELS GATHERED IN OKINAWA
U.S. ARMY'S HIGH SPEED CARGO SHIP JOINT VENTURE HSV-XI COMMISSIONED
THE LATEST OFFICIAL PHOTOS OF CHINESE WARSHIPS
NEW LARGE PASSENGER-CAR FERRIES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN
NEW FAST FERRIES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN
IMPRESSION OF KORSAKOV, SAKHALIN
SS WAKASHIO 1962-79
JAPANESE WARSHIPS IN RETROSPECT : SECOND CLASS CRUISER TAKACHIHO AT HONOLULU IN 1894
RUSSIANN BATTLESHIP IMPERATOR PAVEL I 1910-22
JAPANESE PASSENGER SHIPS IN RETROSPECT : TATSUTA MARU 1930-43
JAPANESE CARGO SHIPS IN RETROSPECT : DAIHO MARU NO.1@1920-44 / HOKUSHIN MARU@1920-44

ARTICLES
SELF DEFENSE FLEET IN THE NEW WAR ERA...by Keiichi Nogi
PROFILES OF SELF DEFENSE FLEET SHIPS...by Eiichi Yoshihara
AIRCRAFT OF FLEET AIR FORCE
WEAPON SYSTEMS OF SELF DEFENSE FLEET...by Tomohiko Ta
SELF DEFENSE FLEET REMEMBERED...by Hiroshi Nagata
SUCCESSIVE COMMANDER IN CHIEFS OF SELF DEFENSE FLEET...by Keiichi Hino
INTELLIGENCE-GATHERING CAPABILITY OF JAPAN'S AEGIS DESTROYER...by Isaku Okabe
SUMMARY OF KURSK RECOVERY...by Heihachiro Fujiki
DETAILS OF EHIME MARU RECOVERY...by Nobuo Shimizu
BOOK GUIDE
OUTLINE OF U.S. QUADRENNIAL DEFENSE REVIEW 2001...by Naotoshi Sakonjo
THE WORST TRAGEDY IN THE BALTIC SEA : Sinking of German Evacuation Ships, 1945...by Kenji Ouchi
COMPREHENSIVE RECORD OF NAVAL RESERVE OFFICER COURSE'S FIRST GRADUATES...by Tomoyuki Tanaka
JMSDF NEWS
JMSA NEWS
WORLD'S NAVAL VESSELS NEWS
MERCHANT SHIPS NEWS
Whole Contents of the SHIPS OF THE WORLD 2001
LETTERS FROM READERS
COLUMN
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