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    JP Tachikaze class
    Guided-Missile Destroyer


    Guided-Missile Destroyer Hatakaze class

    Japanese third generation air defense destroyers were the first of the JMSDFs ships to have gas-turbine propulsion using a British Rolls Royce Olympus/Spey (built under licence in Japan) COGAG combination


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    5600full load (tn)
    150length (m)
    16.40beam (m)
    4.80draught (m)
    30max speed (knots)
    72000power (shp)
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Olympus
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Spey
    2Naval Engine propulsion system: COGAG
    1Missile Launcher Mk 13
    2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
    2Naval Gun Mark 42 5/54 inch (127mm)
    2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
    1Torpedo Launchers Mk 16 8-cell ASROC


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        Typical Max
    Landing platform only. No hangar
    JP JMSDF Mitsubishi SH-60K Seahawk 01

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    


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    JP Mitsubishi Nagasaki - 2

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    JPJMSDFDDG 171JDS Hatakaze711986--
    JPJMSDFDDG 172JDS Shimakaze721988--

    2 units


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    1983-may-20Laid downJP DDG 171 JDS Hatakaze
    1984-mar-29OrderedJP DDG 172 JDS Shimakaze
    1984-nov-9LaunchedJP DDG 171 JDS Hatakaze
    1985-jan-13Laid downJP DDG 172 JDS Shimakaze
    1986-mar-27CommissionedJP DDG 171 JDS Hatakaze
    1987-jan-30LaunchedJP DDG 172 JDS Shimakaze
    1988-mar-23CommissionedJP DDG 172 JDS Shimakaze
    2022-mayDeploymentJP DDG 172 JDS Shimakaze exercising with HMS Prince of Wales off coast of Spain.
    2022-jun-24Port VisitJP DDG 172 JDS Shimakaze visited HMNB Portsmouth for weekend.

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