JP Haruna class


Helicopter Carrier


Helicopter Carrier Haruna class

Derivatives / Succeeded by
1980 JP Shirane class
2009         JP Hyuga class
2015                 JP Izumo class


6900full load (tn)
153.10length (m)
17.50beam (m)
5.20draught (m)
31max speed (knots)
60000power (shp)

2Naval Engine boilers
2Naval Engine steam turbines

1Missile Launcher Mk 29 8-cell Sea Sparrow

2Naval Gun Mark 42 5/54 inch (127mm)
2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
1Torpedo Launchers Mk 16 8-cell ASROC
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm

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JP Ishikawajima Shipyard (IHI) - Isogo1
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19732009JPJMSDFDDH 141JDS Haruna
19742010JPJMSDFDDH 142JDS Hiei
1980--JPJMSDFDDH 143Shirane class JDS Shirane
1981--JPJMSDFDDH 144Shirane class JDS Kurama
2009--JPJMSDFDDH 181Hyuga class JS Hyūga JSNI - 81
2011--JPJMSDFDDH 182Hyuga class JS Ise82
2015--JPJMSDFDDH-183Izumo class JDS IzumoJSUM - 83

7 units


1970-mar-19Laid downLaid down JP DDH 141 JDS Haruna
1972-feb-01LaunchedLaunched JP DDH 141 JDS Haruna
1972-mar-08Laid downLaid down JP DDH 142 JDS Hiei
1973-feb-22CommissionedCommissioned JP DDH 141 JDS Haruna
1973-aug-13LaunchedLaunched JP DDH 142 JDS Hiei
1974-nov-27CommissionedCommissioned JP DDH 142 JDS Hiei
1986-mar-31RefitRefit JP DDH 141 JDS Haruna sea sparrow, ciws
1987-aug-31RefitRefit JP DDH 142 JDS Hiei sea sparrow, ciws
1987-oct-31 JP DDH 141 JDS Haruna end refit
1989-mar-30 JP DDH 142 JDS Hiei end refit
2002-oct JP DDH 142 JDS Hiei OEF Persian Gulf, Bahrain
2009-mar-18DecommissionedDecommissioned JP DDH 141 JDS Haruna
2010DecommissionedDecommissioned JP DDH 142 JDS Hiei

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