Japan's helicopter destroyer DDH183 Izumo, the largest surface combatant of the country's navy, is seen in Yokohama on Aug. 6, 2013. Photo: Reuters
Japan's helicopter destroyer DDH183 Izumo, the largest surface combatant of the country's navy, is seen in Yokohama on Aug. 6, 2013. Photo: Reuters

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Japan's helicopter destroyer DDH183 Izumo, the largest surface combatant of the country's navy, is seen in Yokohama on Aug. 6, 2013. Photo: Reuters
Japan's helicopter destroyer DDH183 Izumo, the largest surface combatant of the country's navy, is seen in Yokohama on Aug. 6, 2013. Photo: Reuters
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