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    JP Kongo class
    Guided-Missile Destroyer


    Guided-Missile Destroyer Atago class

    The ships are comparable to the Arleigh Burke Flight IIA class but in order to serve as command ships their bridge is two floors higher


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    10000full load (tn)
    170length (m)
    21beam (m)
    6.20draught (m)
    30max speed (knots)
    100000power (shp)
    4Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
    1Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
    8Missile Launcher SSM-1 Type 90
    1Naval Gun Mark 45 5/62 inch (127mm)
    2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
    2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
    1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPY-1 AEGIS


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        Typical Max
    JP JMSDF Mitsubishi SH-60K Seahawk 12

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    


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    JP Mitsubishi Nagasaki - 2

    List of Ships

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    JPJMSDFDDG 177JDS Atago2007--
    JPJMSDFDDG 178JS Ashigara2008--

    2 units


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    2004-apr-6Laid downJP DDG 178 JS Ashigara
    2004-may-4Laid downJP DDG 177 JDS Atago
    2005-aug-24LaunchedJP DDG 177 JDS Atago
    2006-aug-30LaunchedJP DDG 178 JS Ashigara
    2007-mar-15CommissionedJP DDG 177 JDS Atago
    2008-mar-13CommissionedJP DDG 178 JS Ashigara
    2010-jun-9Port VisitJP DDG 177 JDS Atago Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited CFB Esquimalt for MARPAC Fleet Review

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