DDG-62 USS Fitzgerald

US US Navy




1995 to present    


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Flight Deck:
Call Sign: NFTZ


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History of US DDG-62 USS Fitzgerald

1990-feb-22Ordered
1993-feb-9Laid down
1994-jan-29Launched
1995-oct-14Commissioned
1999-oct-9DeploymentSan Francisco Naval Shipyard Pier 35 San Francisco Fleet Week 1999 Present for Fleet Week 1999.
2011-marDeploymentEarthquake/Tsunami Relief Operation Tomodachi - Tohoku Earthquake Relief Contributed to Earthquake and Tsunami relief operations off Japanese east coast.
2016-junRefitJPYokosuka Naval Base In Yokosuka at Extended Drydocked Selective Restricted Availability (EDSRA) (effectively intense maintenance / refit). Complete by Apr 2017
2017-jun-17DeploymentAccident collided with container ship c 45nm SW of Yokosuka, while operating with US 7th Fleet. Subsequently towed back to Yokosuka Naval Base and then transported to Pascagoula on heavy lift vessel mv Transshelf for repair.

Specifications

   

    from Arleigh Burke Flight I class
280crew
6800light (tn)
8800full load (tn)
154length (m)
20beam (m)
9.40draught (m)
4400range (nm)
31max speed (knots)
100000power (shp)
4Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
2Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
2Naval Gun Mark 38 25 mm
1Naval Gun Mark 45 5/54 inch (127mm)
2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
1Chaff and decoys AN/SLQ-25 Nixie
1Chaff and decoys AN/SLQ-32 EW
1Chaff and decoys AN/SLQ-39 chaff buoys
1Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC
1Aids AN/SQQ-28 LAMPS III
1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPY-1 AEGIS
1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPS-67
1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPS-73
1Sonar hull mounted sonar AN/SQS-53
1Sonar towed array sonar AN/SQR-19

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    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
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