Imperial Japanese Navy

The '''Imperial Japanese Navy''' is key to projection of power for the Japanese Imperial State, and its unquestioned naval superiority in the Pacific.

==''Akihito''-class carriers==
As of 2059 there were six of these 125,000 ton vessels in commission.  The design is powered by three reactors and carries over 50 aircraft not counting drones.{{sup|''CP''}}
* MF ''Akihito'' (CVN 41)
* MF ''Shotoku'' (CVN 44)
* MF ''Kammu'' (CVN 47)
* MF ''Go Daigo'' (CVN 49)
* MF ''Hirohito'' (CVN 52)
* MF ''Meiji'' (CVN 58)

Only the UCAS Navy and Saeder-Krupp also operate large carriers.{{sup|''R3''}}


==Other ships==

Yokohama Bay, Japan – The ''Akihito''’s homeport circa 2059.{{sup|''CP''}}

==Notes & Background==
{{sup|''CP''}} ''Cyberpirates!'' (2059), page 177
{{sup|''R3''}} ''Rigger 3'' (2061) pages 107, 186 {{stub}} CategoryJIS CategoryMilitary deKaiserliche Japanische Marine