JP Hyuga class


JP Shirane class
Helicopter Carrier


Helicopter Carrier Hyuga class

The largest combatant ship operated by Japan since World War II. In spite of their obvious role as helicopter carrier they are formally designated as Destroyers to comply with constitutional limitations.

    Derivatives / Succeeded by
JP Izumo class 2015


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18000full load (tn)
197length (m)
33beam (m)
7draught (m)
30max speed (knots)
100000power (shp)
4Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
1Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm


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    Typical Max
JP JMSDF Mitsubishi SH-60K Seahawk 311
JP JMSDF Mitsubishi SH-60J Seahawk 00

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JP Ishikawajima Shipyard (IHI) - Isogo2

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JPJMSDFDDH 181JS Hyūga812009--
JPJMSDFDDH 182JS Ise822011--
JPJMSDFDDH-183Izumo class JDS IzumoJSUM - 832015--

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2006-may-11Laid downJP DDH 181 JS Hyūga
2007-aug-23LaunchedJP DDH 181 JS Hyūga
2008-may-30Laid downJP DDH 182 JS Ise
2009-mar-18CommissionedJP DDH 181 JS Hyūga
2009-mar-19HomeportJP DDH 181 JS Hyūga Yokosuka
2009-aug-21LaunchedJP DDH 182 JS Ise
2011-marCommissionedJP DDH 182 JS Ise
2013-nov-4AircraftJP DDH 182 JS Ise USMC VMM-265 MV-22 Osprey onboard
2016-apr-12DeploymentJP DDH 182 JS Ise Exercise Komodo 2016 participated in MNEK 2016

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