1993    

JP Kongo class

こんごう型護衛艦

US Arleigh Burke Flight I class

Guided-Missile Destroyer

ships



Guided-Missile Destroyer Kongo class





Derivatives / Succeeded by
2007 JP Atago class
2020         JP Maya class



  Specifications


300crew
9500full load (tn)
161length (m)
21beam (m)
6.20draught (m)
4500range (nm)
30max speed (knots)
100000power (shp)

4Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
2Naval Engine propulsion system: COGAG

2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
1Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS

1Naval Gun Otobreda 127 mm
2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm

1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPY-1 AEGIS

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Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
JP JMSDF Mitsubishi SH-60J Seahawk 01









  Shipyards


JP Ishikawajima Shipyard (IHI) - Isogo1
JP Mitsubishi Nagasaki - 3



  List of Ships


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1993--JPJMSDFDDG 173JDS KongōJSQB - 73
1995--JPJMSDFDDG 174JDS Kirishima74
1996--JPJMSDFDDG 175JDS Myōkō75
1998--JPJMSDFDDG 176JDS Chōkai76
2007--JPJMSDFDDG 177Atago class JDS AtagoJSSH
2008--JPJMSDFDDG 178Atago class JS Ashigara
2020--JPJMSDFDDG 179Maya class JS MayaJSNT
2021--JPJMSDFDDG 180Maya class JS HaguroJSLL

8 units



  Events


1990-may-08Laid downLaid down JP DDG 173 JDS Kongō
1991-sep-26LaunchedLaunched JP DDG 173 JDS Kongō
1992-apr-07Laid downLaid down JP DDG 174 JDS Kirishima
1993-mar-25CommissionedCommissioned JP DDG 173 JDS Kongō
1993-apr-08Laid downLaid down JP DDG 175 JDS Myōkō
1993-aug-19LaunchedLaunched JP DDG 174 JDS Kirishima
1994-oct-05LaunchedLaunched JP DDG 175 JDS Myōkō
1995-mar-16CommissionedCommissioned JP DDG 174 JDS Kirishima
1995-may-29Laid downLaid down JP DDG 176 JDS Chōkai
1996-mar-14CommissionedCommissioned JP DDG 175 JDS Myōkō
1996-aug-27LaunchedLaunched JP DDG 176 JDS Chōkai
1998-mar-20CommissionedCommissioned JP DDG 176 JDS Chōkai
2021-may-11DeploymentDeployment JP DDG 173 JDS Kongō Participated in multi national Exercise Jeanne D’Arc 21, with RAN, Marine Nationale and US Navy units in the East China Sea.









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