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Hyuga class


ひゅうが型護衛艦


Overview


Hyuga class

Hyuga class helicopter carrier with four SH-60 Seahawk naval helicopters on deck.
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Origin
Japan
Type
Aircraft carrier
Entered service
2009
Status
In service
Development
2000's
Developer
Japan
Production
2006 - 2011
Producer
Japan - IHI Marine United shipyard, Yokohama
Number produced
2
Designations
16DDG
ひゅうが型護衛艦
Notable users
Japan - JMSDF

Details


Facts Hyuga class
General
Origin
Japan
Type
Helicopter destroyer / Helicopter carrier
Complement
360 (Hyuga)
371 (Ise)
Dimensions
Displacement
13.950 t standard
19.000 t full load
Length
197 m
Beam
33 m
Draft
7 m
Propulsion
Arrangement
GOGAG
Engines
4x LM2500-30 gas turbine
Power output
100.000 shp
Propulsion
2 shafts
5 blade controllable pitch propellers
Power supply
4x gas turbine generator, 2.400 kW
Mobility
Speed
30 kt or more
Sensors
Air search
FCS-3 3D AESA radar
Surface search
OPS-20C radar
Sonar
OQQ-21 integrated sonar system
Systems
Combat data management
OYQ-10
Electronic warfare
NOLQ-3C suite
Decoy
6x Mark 36 SRBOC
Decoy
2x Type 04 towed anti-torpedo decoy
Guns
CIWS
2x 20mm Phalanx (Mk 15 Block 1B)
Self-defense
7x 12.7mm M2HB
SAM
Medium range
RIM-162 ESSM
16 quad packed in 16-cell Mk 41 VLS
ASW
ASW rocket
RUM-139 ASROC
12 carried in 16-cell Mk 41 VLS
Torpedo tubes
2x3 HOS-303 torpedo tubes
Torpedo type
Type 97 lightweight torpedo
Aircraft
Facilities
Up to 11 helicopters
Baseline air group
3x SH-60K ASW helicopter
1x MCH-101 SAR helicopter

Subcomponents


Armament

RIM-162 ESSM

In 16-cell Mk 41 VLS. Quad pack per launch tube. Normally 16 carried. Theoretical maximum of 64 missiles in lieu of VL-ASROC.

RUM-139 VL-ASROC

Vertical Launch ASROC in Mk 41 VLS. Normally 12 out of 16 cells to be fitted with VL-ASROC.

20mm Mk 15 Phalanx

2x 20mm Phalanx close-in weapon system.

Type 97 torpedo

Type 97 lightweight torpedo in 2x3 HOS-303 torpedo tubes.

Browning M2HB

7x 12.7mm M2HB heavy machine gun fitted for self-defense against small craft.

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Izumo class

Larger follow-on to the Hyuga class. Serves as helicopter carrier and will be used as aircraft carrier in the future.