Have you heard that the JMSDF is building a new class of carrier?
22DDH(Izumo-class helicopter destroyer)?
It is not carrier
Izumo class is most big ship at JMSDF.
The next ship(24DDH) will be built in 2014.
And JMSDF will build new 5000ton class destroyer(25DD).
Budget of second ships this year requested.
Sōryū class submarine is built every year.