DDG-63 USS Stethem

US US Navy




1995 to present    


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Flight Deck:
Call Sign: NSTE


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History of US DDG-63 USS Stethem

1990-feb-22Ordered
1993-may-11Laid down
1994-jun-17Launched
1995-oct-21Commissioned
2005-junHomeportJPYokosuka Naval Base Forward deployed to 7th Fleet area of operations, in Japan, initially to be part of the USS Kitty Hawk Strike Group.
2011-marDeploymentEarthquake/Tsunami Relief Operation Tomodachi - Tohoku Earthquake Relief Contributed to Earthquake and Tsunami relief operations off Japanese east coast.
2014-dec-21NEWS JPCamp Zama Army Helicopters train with USS Stethem (DDG-63)
2019-jun-30HomeportNaval Base San Diego Homeport and refit Arrived in San Diego after 14 years based at Yokosuka, for mid-life refit.

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

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
US United States Naval Aviation Sikorsky S-70 H-60 01

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

US Ingalls Shipbuilding,



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