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

 

 
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Ships:
  
DDG 173 JS Kongou (1993)
DDG 174
JS Kirishima (1995)
DDG 175 JS Myoko (1996)
DDG 176 JS Chokai (1998)

  
 
Specifications:
Length: 161 meters (528 feet 2 inches)
Beam: 21 meters (68 ft 9 in)
Draft: 6,2 meters (20 ft 3 in)

Displacement: 7500 tons (standard) / 9500 tons (full load)
Speed: 30 knots (56 km/h)
Range: 4500 NM (8300 km) at 20 knots (37 km/h)
Complement: 300

 Propulsion:
4 x Ishikawajima Harima Industries - IHI/General Electric LM2500-30 gas turbines (100000 shp)
2 shafts / 2 controllable pitch propellers

 Aviation:
flight deck for 1 helicopter (SH-60K Seahawk) aft - no hangar

Armament:
Mk-41 Vertical Launching System / VLS
1 forward (29 cells) / 1 aft (61 cells) = 90 cells
for a mix of:
RIM-66 Standard SM-2MR SAM

RIM-161 Standard Missile SM-3 ABM
RUM-139 Vertical Launch ASROC

 
1 x
Oto-Melara 127/54 (5-inch/54-caliber) gun
2 x Mk-141 missile launcher for 8 RGM-84 Harpoon SSM
2 x Type 68/HOS-302 (Mk-32) 12,75-inch (324mm) triple torpedo tubes for Mk-46 or Type 73 torpedoes
2 x Mk-15 Phalanx Close-In-Weapon-System (CIWS)

Systems:
AEGIS Combat System
SPY-1D Phased Array Radar
SPG-62 Fire Control Radar
OPS-28C Surface / Air Search Radar
OPS-20 Navigation Radar
OQS-102 Hull Sonar
OQR-1 Towed Array Sonar

 

 
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class images

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JS Kongou (DDG 173)

kongou class guided missile destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf ddg-174 js kirishima
JS Kirishima (DDG 174)

kongou class guided missile destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf ddg-175 js myoko
JS Myoko (DDG 175)

kongou class guided missile destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf ddg-176 js chokai
JS Chokai (DDG 176)


detail images

kongou class ddg jmsdf armament oto melara 127/54 5-inch gun mk-41 vertical launching system vls mk-15 close in weapon system ciws spy-1d phased array radar aegis
Oto-Melara 127/54 gun - forward Mk-41 VLS - Mk-15 CIWS - SPY-1D radars

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Mk-141 missile launcher for RGM-84 Harpoon SSM

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Oto-Melara 127/54 gun - forward Mk-41 VLS - Mk-15 CIWS - SPY-1D radars

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Oto-Melara 127/54 gun - forward Mk-41 VLS - Mk-15 CIWS - SPY-1D radars - Mk-141 missile launcher for RGM-84 Harpoon SSM

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kongou class ddg jmsdf armament superstructure mk-141 missile launcher rgm-84 harpoon ssm 07
superstructure details - Mk-141 missile launcher for RGM-84 Harpoon SSM - aft Mk-15 CIWS

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superstructure details - aft Mk-41 VLS (61 cells) - aft Mk-15 CIWS - Mk-141 Harpoon launcher

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Oto-Melara 127/54 gun - forward Mk-41 VLS (29 cells) - Mk-15 CIWS - SPY-1D radars

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kongou class guided missile destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf drawing
 
 
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