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    • An aerial view of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's new helicopter destroyer, DDH183 Izumo, is seen at its launching ceremony in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, August 6, 2013.
    • Crew members of Japan's newest warship stand along the vessel during a launch ceremony in Yokohama, August 6, 2013.
    • A member of Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force looks at the DDH183 Izumo, August 6, 2013.
    • Japanese Finance and Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso waves to guests while attending the launch ceremony for Japan's newest warship at the port in Yokohama, August 6, 2013.
    • Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's helicopter destroyer DDH183 Izumo.

    Japan Unveils Biggest Warship Since WWII

    Published August 06, 2013