This ship paper model is a JDS Kirishima (DDG-174), a Kongo Class guided missile destroyer in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), it was named for Mount Kirishima. The papercraft model was created by Heppoko; and the scale is in 1:200.
DDG-174 Kirishima was laid down by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Nagasaki, Nagasaki on 7 April 1992, launched on 19 August 1993; and commissioned on 16 March 1995.
Kirishima is undergoing modification at Nagasaki to add the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMD) capability to its weapons suite. This ship was one of several in the JMSDF fleet participating in disaster relief after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. The ship was also deployed in preparation for North Korea’s launch of Kwangmyongsong-3 in March 2012.
You can download this papercraft model here: JDS Kirishima (DDG-174) Destroyer Free Ship Paper Model Download
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