JP Akizuki 2010 class

あきづき型護衛艦 (2代)

JP Takanami class



Destroyer Akizuki 2010 class

Class 19DD provides defence against surface, airborne and undersea threats.

Derivatives / Succeeded by
2018 JP Asahi class


5000light (tn)
6800full load (tn)
150.50length (m)
18.30beam (m)
5.30draught (m)
30max speed (knots)

4Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Spey
2Naval Engine propulsion system: COGAG

1Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS

1Naval Gun Mark 45 5/62 inch (127mm)
2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm

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JP JMSDF Mitsubishi SH-60K Seahawk 12


JP Mitsubishi Nagasaki - 4

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2012--JPJMSDFDD-115JS Akizuki
2013--JPJMSDFDD-116JS Teruzuki
2014--JPJMSDFDD-117JS SuzutsukiJSLN
2014--JPJMSDFDD-118JS Fuyuzuki
2018--JPJMSDFDD 119Asahi class JDS AsahiJSUP
2019--JPJMSDFDD 120Asahi class JDS Shiranui

6 units


2009-jul-17Laid downLaid down JP DD-115 JS Akizuki
2010-jul-09Laid downLaid down JP DD-116 JS Teruzuki
2010-oct-13LaunchedLaunched JP DD-115 JS Akizuki
2011-may-18Laid downLaid down JP DD-117 JS Suzutsuki
2011-jun-14Laid downLaid down JP DD-118 JS Fuyuzuki
2011-sep-15LaunchedLaunched JP DD-116 JS Teruzuki
2012-mar-14CommissionedCommissioned JP DD-115 JS Akizuki
2012-aug-22LaunchedLaunched JP DD-118 JS Fuyuzuki
2012-oct-17LaunchedLaunched JP DD-117 JS Suzutsuki
2013-mar-07CommissionedCommissioned JP DD-116 JS Teruzuki
2014-mar-12CommissionedCommissioned JP DD-117 JS Suzutsuki
2014-mar-13CommissionedCommissioned JP DD-118 JS Fuyuzuki
2015-nov-10 JP DD-116 JS Teruzuki with USS Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group. SH-60K 8443 aboard
2016-sep-12DeploymentDeployment JP DD-118 JS Fuyuzuki Exercise Kakadu 16 Participated in Exercise Kakadu 16 until 24 Sep
2017-apr-12Port VisitPort Visit JP DD-118 JS Fuyuzuki visit to Cam Ranh for 3 days
2023-janAircraftAircraft JP DD-117 JS Suzutsuki SH-60K 70 cross landing deck exercise with French FS Forbin

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