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  • JP Kongo class


    US Arleigh Burke Flight I class
    Guided-Missile Destroyer


    Guided-Missile Destroyer Kongo class

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


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    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

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    


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

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    JPJMSDFDDG 173JDS Kongō731993--
    JPJMSDFDDG 174JDS Kirishima741995--
    JPJMSDFDDG 175JDS Myōkō751996--
    JPJMSDFDDG 176JDS Chōkai761998--
    JPJMSDFDDG 177Atago class JDS AtagoJSSH2007--
    JPJMSDFDDG 178Atago class JS Ashigara2008--
    JPJMSDFDDG 179Maya class JS Maya2020--
    JPJMSDFDDG 180Maya class JS HaguroJSLL2021--

    8 units


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    1990-may-8Laid downJP DDG 173 JDS Kongō
    1991-sep-26LaunchedJP DDG 173 JDS Kongō
    1992-apr-7Laid downJP DDG 174 JDS Kirishima
    1993-mar-25CommissionedJP DDG 173 JDS Kongō
    1993-apr-8Laid downJP DDG 175 JDS Myōkō
    1993-aug-19LaunchedJP DDG 174 JDS Kirishima
    1994-oct-5LaunchedJP DDG 175 JDS Myōkō
    1995-mar-16CommissionedJP DDG 174 JDS Kirishima
    1995-may-29Laid downJP DDG 176 JDS Chōkai
    1996-mar-14CommissionedJP DDG 175 JDS Myōkō
    1996-aug-27LaunchedJP DDG 176 JDS Chōkai
    1998-mar-20CommissionedJP DDG 176 JDS Chōkai
    2021-may-11DeploymentJP 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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