Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force - JMSDF

 

 

Kongou class Guided Missile Destroyer - DDG

 

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Ships:

unit

laid down

launched

commissioned

status

DDG 173 JDS Kongou

May 8, 1990

September 26, 1991

March 25, 1993

in service

DDG 174 JDS Kirishima

April 7, 1992

August 19, 1993

March 16, 1995

in service

DDG 175 JDS Myoko

April 8, 1993

October 5, 1994

March 14, 1996

in service

DDG 176 JDS Chokai

May 29, 1995

August 27, 1996

March 20, 1998

in service

 

BUILDERS:

DDG-173, DDG-174, DDG-175 = Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nagasaki, Japan

DDG-176 = IHI Marine United, Yokohama, Japan

 

Specifications:

Length:

161 meters

Beam:

21 meters

Draft:

6,2 meters

Displacement:

7500 tons (standard) / 9500 tons (full load)

Speed:

30 knots, max. (56 km/h)

Range:

4500 NM (8300 km) at 20 knots (37 km/h)

Crew:

up to 300

Aviation:

landing platform for 1 helicopter / no hangar

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 = 90 cells) for a mix of:

RIM-66 Standard Missile SM-2MR

RIM-161 Standard Missile SM-3

RUM-139 Vertical Launch ASROC

  

1 x OtoMelara 127/54 (5-inch/54-caliber) gun

2 x Mk-141 missile launcher for 8 RGM-84 Harpoon SSM

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

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

 

kongou class guided missile destroyer ddg armament mk 41 vertical launching system vls oto melara 127/54 5 inch 54 caliber gun 141 rgm-84 harpoon ssm phalanx ciws type 68 12,75 inch torpedo tubes rim-66 standard missile rim-161 rum-139 asroc

 

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DDG 173 JDS Kongou

 

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DDG-173 JDS Kongou

 

DDG-173 JDS Kongou class destroyer

 

JDS Kongou DDG-173

 

DDG-173 JDS Kongou

 

JDS Kongou DDG-173 guided missile destroyer

 

DDG-173 JDS Kongou launches a Standard Missile SM-3

DDG-173 JDS Kongou launches a Standard Missile SM-3

 

 

DDG 174 JDS Kirishima

 

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ddg 174 jds kirishima launches a standard missile from her mk 41 vls

 

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JDS Kirishima DDG-174

 

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JDS Kirishima DDG-174 Kongou class destroyer

 

DDG-174 JDS Kirishima launches a Standard Missile SM-3

DDG-174 JDS Kirishima launches a Standard Missile SM-3 from her Mk-41 VLS

 

JDS Kirishima DDG-174 Standard Missile SM-3 Mk-41 VLS

DDG-174 JDS Kirishima launches a Standard Missile SM-3

 

DDG-174 JDS Kirishima launches a SM-3 missile mk 141 harpoon launchers

DDG-174 JDS Kirishima launches a Standard Missile SM-3

 

 

DDG 175 JDS Myoko

 

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DDG-175 JDS Myoko Rimpac 2012 Pearl Harbor Hawaii

exercise RIMPAC 2012 - Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - July 2012

 

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JDS Myoko DDG-175 JDS Kurama DDH-144

DDG-175 JDS Myoko and DDH-144 JDS Kurama

 

DDG-175 JDS Myoko and CVN-76 USS Ronald Reagan

 

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November 2007

 

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2007

 

DDG-175 JDS Myoko

 

DDG 175 JDS Myoukou

 

JDS Myoukou DDG-175

 

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DDG-175 JDS Myoko

 

JDS Myoko DDG-175 Kongou class destroyer

 

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DDG-172 JDS Shimakaze DDG-175 Myoko DD-155 Hamagiri SS 584 Natsushio

DDG-172 JDS Shimakaze, DDG-175 JDS Myoko, DD-155 JDS Hamagiri and SS-584 JDS Natsushio

 

DDG-175 JDS Myoko DDG-172 Shimakaze DD-155 Hamagiri SS-584 Natsushio

DDG-172 JDS Shimakaze, DDG-175 JDS Myoko, DD-155 JDS Hamagiri and SS-584 JDS Natsushio

 

JDS Shimakaze DDG-172 JDS Myoko DDG-175 JDS Hamagiri DD-155

DDG-172 JDS Shimakaze, DDG-175 JDS Myoko, DD-155 JDS Hamagiri

 

JDS Shimakaze Myoko Hamagiri Natsushio

DDG-172 JDS Shimakaze, DDG-175 JDS Myoko, DD-155 JDS Hamagiri and SS-584 JDS Natsushio

 

SS-584 JDS Natsushio DD-155 JDS Hamagiri DDG-175 JDS Myoko DDG-172 Shimakaze

SS-584 JDS Natsushio, DD-155 JDS Hamagiri, DDG-175 JDS Myoko and DDG-172 JDS Shimakaze

 

DDG-175 JDS Myoko SS-584 JDS Natsushio DD-155 Hamagiri DDG-172 Shimakaze

SS-584 JDS Natsushio, DD-155 JDS Hamagiri, DDG-175 JDS Myoko and DDG-172 JDS Shimakaze

 

JDS Shimakaze DDG-175 JDS Myoko JDS Hamagiri

DDG-172 JDS Shimakaze, DDG-175 JDS Myoko, DD-155 JDS Hamagiri

 

DDG-175 JDS Myoko

 

DDG-175 JDS Myoko launches a Standard Missile SM-3

DDG-175 JDS Myoko launches a Standard Missile SM-3

 

 

DDG 176 JDS Chokai

 

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detail images

 

kongou class guided missile destroyer armament oto melara 127/54 gun mk 41 vls mk 15 phalanx ciws

 

kongou class destroyer armament mk 141 harpoon rgm 84 launcher mk 15 ciws

 

kongou class guided missile destroyer armament mk 141 rgm 84 harpoon launcher ssm

 

kongo class destroyer armament oto melara 127mm 54 caliber 5" gun mk 41 vertical launching system mk 15 phalanx ciws

 

kongou class destroyer mk 141 rgm 84 harpoon ssm launcher aft mk 41 vertical launching system vls

 

kongou class destroyer sm-3 standard missile launch mk 41 vls

 

kongou class guided missile destroyer armament details

 

kongou class destroyer helicopter deck aft mk 41 vls

 

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