Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force - JMSDF

 

 

Chikugo class Destroyer Escort - DE

Chikugo class destroyer escort ayase mikumo tokachi iwase chitose niyodo teshio yoshino kumano noshiro japan maritime self defense force jmsdf

 

Ships:

unit

laid down

launched

commissioned

decommissioned

DE 215 JDS Chikugo

December 9, 1968

January 13, 1970

July 31, 1970

April 15, 1996

DE 216 JDS Ayase

December 5, 1969

September 16, 1970

July 20, 1971

August 1, 1996

DE 217 JDS Mikumo

March 17, 1970

February 16, 1971

August 26, 1971

July 8, 1997

DE 218 JDS Tokachi

December 11, 1970

November 25, 1971

May 17, 1972

April 15, 1998

DE 219 JDS Iwase

August 6, 1971

June 29, 1972

December 12, 1972

October 16, 1998

DE 220 JDS Chitose

October 7, 1971

January 25, 1973

August 21, 1973

April 13, 1999

DE 221 JDS Niyodo

September 20, 1972

August 28, 1973

February 8, 1974

June 24, 1999

DE 222 JDS Teshio

July 11, 1973

May 29, 1974

January 10, 1975

June 27, 2000

DE 223 JDS Yoshino

September 28, 1973

August 22, 1974

February 6, 1975

May 15, 2001

DE 224 JDS Kumano

May 29, 1974

February 24, 1975

November 19, 1975

May 18, 2001

DE 225 JDS Noshiro

January 27, 1976

December 23, 1976

August 31, 1977

March 13, 2003

 

BUILDERS:

DE-215, DE-217, DE-218, DE-219, DE-221, DE-223, DE-225 = Mitsui Shipyard, Tamano, Japan

DE-216 = IHI Marine United, Yokohama, Japan

DE-220, DE-222, DE-224 = Maizuru Shipyard, Maizuru, Japan

 

 

Specifications:

 

Length:

93 meters

 

Beam:

10,8 meters

 

Draft:

3,5 meters

 

Displacement:

1470 tons (standard) / 1800 tons (full load)

 

Speed:

28 knots, max. (52 km/h)

 

Range:

10000 NM

 

Crew:

165

 

Aviation:

none

 

Propulsion:

4 diesel engines / 2 shafts, 2 propellers

 

Armament:

1 x 3/50 (3-inch/50-caliber - 76mm) twin gun

1 x 40mm AA twin gun

1 x Mk-16 launcher for 8 RUR-5 ASROC anti-submarine rockets

2 x Type-68 (Mk-32) 12,75-inch (324mm) triple torpedo tubes for Mk-46 torpedoes

Chikugo class destroyer escort armament 3"/50 3 inch 50 caliber twin gun 40mm AA gun Mk-16 asroc launcher Type 68 Mk-32 torpedo tubes jmsdf

 

images:

 

DE-216 JDS Ayase Chikugo class destroyer escort japan maritime self defense force jmsdf

DE-216 JDS Ayase

 

DE-218 JDS Tokachi Chikugo class destroyer escort jmsdf

DE-218 JDS Tokachi

 

DE-218 JDS Tokachi and DE-214 JDS Oi Ohi

DE-218 JDS Tokachi and DE-214 JDS Oi alongside

 

DE-218 JDS Tokachi Chikugo class destroyer escort

DE-218 JDS Tokachi

 

JDS Tokachi DE-218 destroyer escort japan maritime self defense force jmsdf

DE-218 JDS Tokachi

 

DE-218 JDS Tokachi Chikugo class destroyer escort jmsdf

DE-218 JDS Tokachi

 

 

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