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Japan Maritime Self Defense Force / JMSDF
Murasame class Destroyer - DD

 

 
murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf dd-101 evolved sea sparrow missile essm type 90 ssm oto melara gun
 

 

Ships:
  
DD 101 JS Murasame (1996)
DD 102 JS Harusame (1997)
DD 103
JS Yudachi (1999)
DD 104
JS Kirisame (1999)
DD 105
JS Inazuma
(2000)
DD 106
JS Samidare
(2000)
DD 107
JS Ikazuchi
(2001)
DD 108
JS Akebono
(2002)
DD 109 JS Ariake (2002)

  
 
Specifications:
Length: 151 meters (495 feet)
Beam: 17,4 meters (57 ft 1 in)
Draft: 5,2 meters (17 ft 1 in)

Displacement: 4550 tons (standard) / 6100 tons (full load)
Speed: 30 knots, max. (56 km/h)
Range: -
Complement: 165

 Propulsion:
COGAG (combined gas and gas)
2 x
Ishikawajima Harima Industries (IHI)/General Electric LM-2500 gas turbines
2 x Kawasaki/Rolls-Royce Spey SM-1C gas turbines
60000 shp (45 MW)

2 shafts / 2 controllable pitch propellers

 Aviation:
flight deck and hangar for 1 helicopter / SH-60J(K) Seahawk

Armament:
1 x Oto-Melara 76mm/62-caliber super rapid gun (3-inches)
1 x Mk-41 Vertical Launching System / VLS (16 cells) for up to 16 RUM-139 VL-ASROC
1 x Mk-48 Mod.0 Vertical Launching System / VLS (16 cells) for 16 RIM-7 Sea Sparrow or 32 RIM-162 ESSM SAM
2 x Mk-141 missile launcher for 8 Type 90 SSM-1B anti ship missiles
2 x Type 68/HOS-302A (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:
OYQ-9 Combat Direction System (CDS) - composed of one AN/UYK-43, one AN-UYK-44 and AN/UYQ-21 workstations
OYQ-103 anti-submarine warfare control system
OPS-24B active electronically scanned array radar
OPS-28D surface search and target acquisition radar
OPS-20B navigation radar
FCS-2-31 fire control system
NOLQ-3 ECM/ESM intergrated electronic warfare system
OQS-5 hull sonar
OQR-2 towed array sonar
ORN-6C Tactical Air Navigation (TACAN)
Mk-36 SRBOC jaff & decoy launcher
AN/SLQ-25 Nixie torpedo decoy system

 

 
murasame class destroyer armament oto melara 76/62 gun mk-41 mk-48 vertical launching system vls rim-7 rim-162 evolved sea sparrow missile essm rum-139 asroc ssm-1b type-90 ciws torpedo tubes
 
 
class images

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf dd-101 jds
JS Murasame (DD 101)

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf dd-102 js harusame
JS Harusame (DD 102)

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf dd-103 js yudachi
JS Yudachi (DD 103)

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf dd-104 js kirisame
JS Kirisame (DD 104)

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf dd-105 js inazuma
JS Inazuma (DD 105)

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf dd-106 js samidare
JS Samidare (DD 106)

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf dd-107 js ikazuchi
JS Ikazuchi (DD 107)

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf dd-108 js akebono
JS Akebono (DD 108)

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf dd-109 js ariake
JS Ariake (DD 109)


detail images
 

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf superstructure details 02

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf armament details 03

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf superstructure armament details 04

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf mk-48 mod.0 vertical launching system vls rim-7 sea sparrow rim-162 evolved essm sam
Mk-48 Mod.0 Vertical Launching System/VLS for RIM-7 Sea Sparrow or RIM-162 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles ESSM

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf mk-141 launcher type-90 ssm-1b missile
Mk-141 missile launcher for Type 90 / SSM-1B anti-ship missiles (similar to US Navy RGM-84 Harpoon SSM)

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf superstructure details 06

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf hangar 07

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf flight deck hangar 08

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf flight deck 10

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf flight deck hangar sh-60j/k helicopter
flight deck and hangar with SH-60 helicopter

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf type 68 hos-302a mk-32 torpedo tubes
Type 68/HOS-302A (Mk-32) triple torpedo tubes

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf 11
4 of a kind - Murasame, Harusame, Yudachi and Kirisame

murasame class destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf drawing 02
 
 
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