Atago class


Kongo class
Guided-Missile Destroyer


Guided-Missile Destroyer Atago class

The ships are comparable to the Arleigh Burke Flight IIA class but in order to serve as command ships their bridge is two floors higher

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10000full load (tn)
170length (m)
21beam (m)
6.20draught (m)
30max speed (knots)
100000power (shp)
4Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
1Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
8Missile Launcher SSM-1 Type 90
1Naval Gun Mark 45 5/62 inch (127mm)
2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPY-1 AEGIS

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    Typical Max
JMSDF Mitsubishi SH-60K Seahawk 12

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Shipyards Login to Edit

Mitsubishi Nagasaki - 2

Ships on Database Login to Edit

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JMSDFDDG 177JDS Atago2007--
JMSDFDDG 178JS Ashigara2008--

2 units

Events Login to Edit

2004-apr-6Laid down DDG 178 JS Ashigara
2004-may-4Laid down DDG 177 JDS Atago
2005-aug-24Launched DDG 177 JDS Atago
2006-aug-30Launched DDG 178 JS Ashigara
2007-mar-15Commissioned DDG 177 JDS Atago
2008-mar-13Commissioned DDG 178 JS Ashigara
2010-jun-9Port Visit DDG 177 JDS Atago Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited CFB Esquimalt for MARPAC Fleet Review

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