TV Kashima Class
The propulsion system of the new type training vessel (TV), which was decided to be constructed in 1992 fiscal year, is CODOG 2 type with each two of SM l C gas turbine and diesel engine. The SM IC gas turbines were manufactured by KHI, and the diesel engines were manufactured by MHI. The vessel was built at Hitachi Zosen Co. (HZ), entered into sea trial in 1994 and was completed at the end of 1994 fiscal year.
Various equipment is on-board for navigation tactic training and for new "Seamanship" development, which makes possible teaching training during a long ocean navigation. The ship carries two 11m work boats and one 4.9m work boat. There is an incomparable space for training on the bridge and inside the ship.
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