Japanese Navy Frigates described by Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force as Small Destroyer Escorts, but similar in size and role to frigates.
Mogami Class LOA 436′ / 133m TDISP 5,500 tons (2 active, 4 building, more than 20 planned, service since 2022)
Asagiri Class LOA 449′ / 136.9 m TDISP 5,200 tons (8 active, service since 1986)
JS Amagiri DD-154 (1989)
Hatsuyuki Class LOA 430′ / 131.1 m TDISP 4,000 tons (12 built, all retired, 4 served longer careers as training ships, service 1980-2021)
JS Asayuki DD-132 (1987)
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