JP Atago class


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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

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JP Mitsubishi Nagasaki - 2

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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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