The Imperial Japanese Navy in World War II , at the beginning of the Pacific War in December , was the third most powerful navy in the world,  and the naval air service was one of the most potent air forces in the world. During the first six months of the war, the Imperial Japanese Navy enjoyed spectacular success inflicting heavy defeats on Allied forces, being undefeated in every battle. The campaign in the Solomon Islands , in which the Japanese lost the war of attrition, was the most decisive; they had failed to commit enough forces in sufficient time. During the Allies were able to reorganize their forces and American industrial strength began to turn the tide of the war. Forces on Japanese held islands in Micronesia were to absorb and wear down an expected American counteroffensive. During the last phase of the war, the Japanese resorted to a series of desperate measures, including a variety of Special Attack Units which were popularly called kamikaze.
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Manufactured by Kuat Drive Yards at the request of the Department of Imperial Justice and the Imperial Navy , it featured three powerful tractor beam projectors which it used to ensnare suspect vessels and steer traffic away from construction zones. One Arrestor was notably featured in an Imperial recruitment film played on Corellia. Like some other warships used by the Galactic Empire , the Cantwell -class Arrestor Cruiser was shaped like a narrow arrowhead. However, the tip of the arrow was located at the stern of the ship, unlike the Imperial -class Star Destroyers for example.
Imperial Japanese Navy in World War II
The French Navy French : Marine nationale , lit. Dating back to , the French Navy is one of the world's oldest naval forces. It has participated in conflicts around the globe and played a key part in establishing the French colonial empire.