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Asahi class



Overview


Asahi class

JS Shiranui, an Asahi class destroyer, seen at sea in 2019.
Source: www.mod.go.jp - © GNU Attribution Share Alike license

Origin
Japan
Type
Destroyer
Entered service
2018
Status
In service
Development
Mid 2010's
Developer
Japan
Production
2015 - 2019
Producer
Japan - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Unit cost
$ 900 million
Number produced
2
Designations
25DD (project name)
Notable users
Japan

Details


Facts Asahi class
General
Origin
Japan
Type
Destroyer
Complement
About 230
Dimensions
Displacement
6.800 t full load
5.100 t standard
Length
151 m
Beam
18.3 m
Draft
5.4 m
Propulsion
Arrangement
COGLAG
Machinery
2x LM2500IEC gas turbine
2x IM400 gas turbine generator
1x S12U diesel generator
Power output
62.500 hp for gas turbines
2x 2.8 MW for turbine generators
1x 1.8 MW for diesel generator
Propulsion
2 shafts, variable pitch propellers
Mobility
Speed
30 knots
Sensors
Air/surface search
OPY-1 four-panel radar
Surface search
OPS-48 surveillance radar
Surface search
OPS-20 navigation radar
Sonar
OQQ-24 hull mounted sonar
Sonar
OQR-4 towed array sonar
Systems
Combat data management
OYQ-13
Information hub
OYX-1
Data exchange
NORA-1C-Y1 and NORQ-1 SATCOM
Data exchange
Link 16
ECM system
NOLQ-3D-2 radio detection jammer
ECM system
FAJ static jammer
Decoys
4x 6-tube Mk 137 SRBOC
Decoys
1x self-propelled decoy device
Guns
Dual purpose
1x 127mm Mk 45 Mod 4
CIWS
2x 20mm Mk 15 Phalanx Block IB
Self-defense
12.7mm M2HB heavy machine gun in manual and JSW remote control mounts
SSM
Anti-ship
2x4 Type 90 SSM-1B subsonic anti-ship missile
SAM
VLS
32-cell Mk 41 Mod 9
Short range
RIM-162 ESSM quadpack per Mk 41 VLS cell
ASW
Torpedo tubes
2x3 HOS-303 with Type 12 torpedoes
ASW rocket
Type 07 anti-submarine rocket in Mk 41 VLS
Type 97 or Type 12 324mm torpedo as payload
Aircraft
Facilities
Flight deck and hanger for 1 medium helicopter
Supported types
SH-60K

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