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Japan Maritime Self Defense Force / JMSDF
Takatsuki class Destroyer

 

 
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Ships:
DD 164 JDS Takatsuki (1967)
DD 165 JDS Kikuzuki
(1968)
DD 166 JDS Mochizuki
(1969)
DD 167 JDS Nagatsuki
(1970)
 
Specifications:
Length: 136 meters
Beam: 13,4 meters
Draft: 4,4 meters
Displacement: 3100 tons (standard) / 4500 tons (full load)
Speed: 32 knots, max. (59 km/h)
Range: 6000 NM (11000 km) at 16 knots (30 km/h)
Complement: up to 270
 
Propulsion:
2 x boilers / 2 x steam turbines (60000 shp)
2 shafts / 2 propellers
 
Aviation:
small flight deck and hangar for 2 QH-50D DASH anti submarine drone helicopters
 
Armament (as built):

2 x Mk-42 5-inch/54-caliber (127mm) guns
1 x Mk-16 launcher for 8 RUR-5 ASROC anti-submarine rockets
2 x HOS-301 (Mk-32) 12,75 inch (324mm) triple torpedo tubes
1 x 15-inch (375mm) 4-barreled ASW rocket launcher
2 x Gyrodyne QH-50D DASH drone helicopters

Armament (after refit):
1 x Mk-42 5-inch/54-caliber (127mm) gun
2 x Mk-141 missile launcher for up to 8 RGM-84 Harpoon SSM
1 x Mk-29 launcher for 8 RIM-7 Sea Sparrow SAM
1 x Mk-16 launcher for 8 RUR-5 ASROC anti-submarine rockets
2 x HOS-301 (Mk-32) 12,75 inch (324mm) triple torpedo tubes
1 x Mk-15 Phalanx Close-in-Weapon System (CIWS)
1 x 15-inch (375mm) 4-barreled ASW rocket launcher
 
Note: In 1985-1988, Takatsuki and Kikuzuki were upgraded with Mk-29 launchers for RIM-7 Sea Sparrow SAM,
Mk-141 launchers for RGM-84 Harpoon SSM, Mk-15 Phalanx CIWS systems (Kikuzuki only),
new fire control system and TASS (towed array sonar system). Mochizuki and Nagatsuki were not upgraded.

takatsuki class destroyer armament mk-29 rim-7 sea sparrow missile mk-15 phalanx ciws mk-141 rgm-84 harpoon mk-16 asroc mk-42 gun

 

 

 

Ship data
unit: data:
DD 164 JDS Takatsuki

builder: IHI Marine United, Yokohama, Japan

laid down: October 8, 1964

launched: January 7, 1966

commissioned: March 15, 1967

decommissioned: August 16, 2002

DD 165 JDS Kikuzuki

builder: Mitsubishi, Nagasaki, Japan

laid down: March 15, 1966

launched: March 25, 1967

commissioned: March 27, 1968

decommissioned: November 6, 2003

DD 166 JDS Mochizuki

builder: IHI Marine United, Yokohama, Japan

laid down: November 22, 1966

launched: March 15, 1968

commissioned: March 25, 1969

converted and reclassified to auxilary vessel ASU-7019 on March 15, 1995

decommissioned: March 19, 1999

DD 167 JDS Nagatsuki

builder: Mitsubishi, Nagasaki, Japan

laid down: March 2, 1968

launched: March 19, 1969

commissioned: February 12, 1970

decommissioned: April 1, 1996

sunk as a target on August 3, 1998

 

images & history


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JDS Nagatsuki (DD 167) during a visit to the USA in the 1980's

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JDS Nagatsuki (DD 167) during a visit to the USA in the 1980's


JDS Nagatsuki (DD 167) during a visit to the USA in the 1980's

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