JP Kongo class


US Arleigh Burke Flight I class
Guided-Missile Destroyer


Guided-Missile Destroyer Kongo class

    Derivatives / Succeeded by
JP Atago class 2007


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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

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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 Atago2007--
JPJMSDFDDG 178Atago class JS Ashigara2008--

6 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

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