Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force - JMSDF

 

 

 

 

 

Akizuki class Destroyer - DD

 

 

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Ships:

 

unit

laid down

launched

commissioned

status

 

DD 115 JDS Akizuki

July 17, 2009

October 13, 2010

March 14, 2012

in service

 

DD 116 JDS Teruzuki

July 9, 2010

September 15, 2011

March 7, 2013

in service

 

DD 117 JDS Suzutsuki

May 18, 2011

October 17, 2012

March 12, 2014

in service

 

DD 118 JDS Fuyuzuki

June 14, 2011

August 22, 2012

March 13, 2014

in service

 

 

 

BUILDERS:

DD 115, DD 116, DD 117 = Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nagasaki, Japan

DD 118 = Mitsui, Tamano, Japan

 

NAMES:

Akizuki = Autumn Moon / Teruzuki = Bright Moon / Suzutsuki = Clear Moon / Fuyuzuki = Winter Moon

 

 

 

Specifications:

 

Length:

151 meters

 

Beam:

18,3 meters

 

Draft:

5,4 meters (10,9 meters depth)

 

Displacement:

5000 tons,standard / 6800 tons (full load)

 

Speed:

30 knots, max. (56 km/h)

 

Range:

 

 

Crew:

up to 200

 

Aviation:

flight deck and hangar for 1 helicopter

 

Propulsion:

COGAG (combined gas-or-gas) 64000 shp

4 x Kawasaki/Rolls-Royce Spey SM1C gas turbines

2 shafts, 2 controllable pitch propellers

 

Armament:

1 x Mk-41 Vertical Launching System / VLS

32 cells / for a mix of:

RIM-162 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile / ESSM

RUM-139 Vertical Launch ASROC (DD 115)

Type-07 VL-ASROC (DD 116 to DD 118)

1 x Mk-45 (Mod.4) 5/62 caliber (127mm) lightweight gun

2 x Mk-141 missile launcher for up to 8 SSM-1B (Type 90) anti-ship missiles (SSM)

2 x Mk-15 Phalanx Close-In-Weapon-System (CIWS)

2 x Type-68/HOS-303 (Mk-32) 12,75-inch (324mm) triple torpedo tubes for Mk-46 or Type 73 torpedoes

 

 

 

armament & details

 

 

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akizuki class destroyer flight deck hangar details

 

 

 

 

DD 115 JDS Akizuki

 

 

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DD 116 JDS Teruzuki

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DD 117 JDS Suzutsuki

 

 

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DD 118 JDS Fuyuzuki

 

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