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NEWS | March 13, 2018

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Tours NSWC Dahlgren

By NSWC Dahlgren Division Corporate Communications

DAHLGREN, Va. (Feb. 16, 2018) - Japanese Vice Adm. Hideki Yuasa and Capt. Takuro Koroki are pictured with their delegation and Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) leadership in front of the electromagnetic railgun prototype launcher. Yuasa is president of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Maritime Command and Staff College in Tokyo and Koroki is the naval attaché for the Embassy of Japan and the JMSDF delegation. Yuasa led the Japanese delegation to see new and emerging technologies developed at NSWCDD. Navy scientists and engineers briefed the Japanese delegation on human systems integration, electromagnetic launchers, hypervelocity projectiles, and directed energy weapons, in addition to the command's capabilities in complex warfare systems development and integration to incorporate electric weapons technology into existing and future fighting forces and platforms. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)