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Japan Maritime Self Defense Force / JMSDF
Amatsukaze class Guided Missile Destroyer - DDG

 

 amatsukaze class guided missile destroyer ddg japan maritime self defense force jmsdf
as built

amatsukaze class ddg destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf mitsubishi mk-13 missile launcher rim-24 tartar rim-66 standard mk-16 asroc
with Mk-16 ASROC launcher amidships
  

 

Ship:
DDG 163 JDS Amatsukaze (1965)
 
Specifications:
Length: 131 meters
Beam: 13,4 meters
Draft: 4,2 meters
Displacement: 4000 tons (full load)
Speed: 33 knots, max. (61 km/h)
Range: ?
Complement: 290
 
Propulsion:
2 x boilers
2 x steam turbines (60000 shp)
2 shafts / 2 propellers
 
Armament:
1 x Mk-13 missile launcher (for 40 RIM-24 Tartar / later 40 RIM-66 Standard SM-1MR missiles)
1 x Mk-16 launcher for 8 RUR-5 ASROC anti-submarine rockets (added later)
2 x 3-inch/50-caliber (76mm) twin guns
2 x Mk-32 12,75-inch (324mm) triple torpedo tubes (added later)
2 x Hedgehog Anti-Submarine mortars

 

 

 

Ship data
unit: data:
DDG 163 JDS Amatsukaze

builder: Mitsubishi, Nagasaki, Japan

laid down: November 29, 1962

launched: October 5, 1963

commissioned: February 15, 1965

decommissioned: November 29, 1995

 

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