Japanese support ship Suo (AMS-4302)
|Laid down:||19 September 2002|
|Launched:||25 April 2003|
|Commissioned:||16 March 2004|
|Status:||in active service|
|Class and type:||Hiuchi, Auxiliary Multi-purpose Support (ASW)|
|Displacement:||980 long tons (1,000 t)|
|Length:||65 m (213 ft)|
|Beam:||12.0 m (39.4 ft)|
|Height:||5.8 m (19 ft)|
|Draft:||3.5 m (11 ft)|
JS Suō is a Hiuchi-class Auxiliary Multi-purpose Support (AMS) ship of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).
The primary mission of the Suō is to support training exercises of other ships, including shooting practice and torpedo launching practice.
- Wertheim, Eric. (2007). Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 9781591149552; OCLC 140283156
- JMSDF, AMS-4302 すおう Suō
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