Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force - JMSDF

 

 

Izumo class Helicopter Destroyer - DDH

 

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DDH 183 JDS Izumo launching ceremony - August 6, 2013

 

 

Ships:

unit

laid down

launched

commissioned

status

DDH 183 JDS Izumo

January 27, 2012

August 6, 2013

2015 ?

fitting out

DDH 184 JDS

January 2014 ?

 

2017 ?

 

 

Both units were built by IHI Marine United, Yokohama, Japan

 

Specifications:

Length:

248 meters

Beam:

38 meters

Draft:

7,5 meters

Displacement:

19500 tons (empty) / 27000 tons (full load)

Speed:

30 knots, max. (56 km/h)

Range:

 

Crew:

up to 970 (incl. 400 troops)

Aviation:

full flight-deck and hangar-deck for up to 14 helicopters

Propulsion:

COGAG (combined gas-and-gas)

4 IHI/General Electric LM2500 gas turbines (112000 shp) / 2 shafts, 2 controllable pitch propellers

Armament:

2 x Mk-49 missile launching system for RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missiles (RAM)

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

 

armament & details

 

 

 

 

DDH-183 JDS Izumo

 

 

 

 

DDH-184 JDS

 

 

 

 

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