Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force - JMSDF

 

 

Atago class Guided Missile Destroyer - DDG

 

atago class guided missile destroyer ddg ashigara mitsubishi heavy industries nagasaki

 

 

Ships:

unit

laid down

launched

commissioned

status

DDG 177 JDS Atago

April 5, 2004

August 24, 2005

March 15, 2007

in service

DDG 178 JDS Ashigara

April 6, 2005

August 30, 2006

March 13, 2008

in service

 

BUILDER:

both units were built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nagasaki, Japan

 

Specifications:

Length:

165 meters

Beam:

21 meters

Draft:

6,2 meters

Displacement:

7750 tons (standard) / 10000 tons (full load)

Speed:

30 knots, max. (56 km/h)

Range:

5000 NM (9260 km) at 20 knots (37 km/h)

Crew:

up to 300

Aviation:

landing platform / hangar for 1 helicopter

Propulsion:

4 IHI/General Electric LM2500-30 gas turbines (100000 shp) / 2 shafts, 2 controllable pitch propellers

Armament:

Mk-41 Vertical Launching System / VLS

(1 forward / 1 aft = 96 cells) for a mix of:

RIM-66 Standard Missile SM-2MR

RIM-161 Standard Missile SM-3

RUM-139 Vertical Launch ASROC

 

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

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

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

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

 

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DDG 177 JDS Atago

 

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DDG 178 JDS Ashigara

 

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DDG 178 JDS Ashigara with DDH 144 JDS Kurama

 

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