Japanese Navy Frigates described by Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force as Small Destroyer Escorts, but similar in size and role to frigates.
Asagiri Class LOA 449′ TDISP 5,200 tons (8 active)
JS Amagiri DD-154 (1989)
Hatsuyuki Class LOA 430′ TDISP 4,000 tons (5 active, 3 as training ships, 7 retired)
JS Asayuki DD-132 (1987)
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