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DDH-142 Haruna Class Destroyer
Length: 153 meters
Height: 17.5 meters
Mass: 5,050 tons
  Powers/Weapons: Equipped with two Mk 42 automatic cannons; able to fire four Loral Hycor SRBOC 6-barrelled Mk 36 chaff launchers; has six Type 68 Torpedo tubes; has a Honeywell ASROC Mk 112 octuple launcher with a total of 24 missiles; equipped with four 12.7mm machine guns
First Appearance: Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989)
Other Appearances: Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah; Godzilla vs. Mothra; Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla (stock footage)
Series:  Heisei  


The year was 1989, and tensions were high. Following Godzilla's slumber in the heart of Mt. Mihara, he ventured into the Pacific and began his relentless trek toward Japan. The Self Defense Force was hot on his trail, and one of the battleships sent into heated battle was the DDH-142 Haruna Class Destroyer. Though the crew fought valiantly against the unstoppable nuclear leviathan, their gunfire proved futile as Godzilla easily destroyed all that stood in his path. The fierce, aquatic war machines were called into battle yet again during the frequent monster crises of the 1990's, with skirmishes involving not only a more powerful Godzilla, but also involving the mysterious Battra on one occasion. In each situation, their resolve was met with futility. Whether or not they were dispatched amidst the fury of any further monster attacks is unknown.