DD 108 JDS Akebono

Japanese Navy




2002 to present    


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See Also: FF Akebono class DE 201


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1999-oct-29Laid down
2000-sep-25Launched
2002-mar-19Commissioned
2010-jun-12Port VisitRoyal Roads Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Esquimalt for MARPAC Fleet Review

Specifications    

    from Murasame class
165crew
4500light (tn)
5100full load (tn)
151length (m)
17.40beam (m)
5.20draught (m)
30max speed (knots)
60000power (shp)
2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Spey
2Naval Engine propulsion system: COGAG
2Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
8Missile Launcher SSM-1 Type 90
1Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm

Aircraft    

    Typical Max
JMSDF Mitsubishi SH-60J Seahawk 11


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Builder    

Ishikawajima Shipyard (IHI), Isogo


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