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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1982
Total Production: 11
Also Known As: DD 122
Origin: Japan
Parent System: Hatsuyuki
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1982
Total Production: 11
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Description: The Japan Marine Self Defense Force (JMSDF) Hatsuyuki is a class of escort frigates, destroyers for MSDF, with outstanding anti-submarine (ASW) and anti-surface warfare (ASuW) capabilities and limited anti-air warfare (AAW). Its propulsion system combines a cruise and boost gas turbines developing 45,000-shp of power and enabling a top speed of 30 knots. Hatsuyuki features an aft flight deck and hangar allowing operation of a single SH-60J helicopter. The weapon system consists of a 76mm dual purpose gun, two 20mm Phalanx guns, eight Harpoon anti-ship missiles, ASROC rockets, one eight-cell Sea Sparrow surface-to-air missile system with 18 missiles, and two triple 12.75-in torpedo tubes. MSDF commissioned 11 ships between 1982 and 1987.

Hatsuyuki Specifications

Crew: 200
Number of Weapons: 42
Torpedo Tubes: 6
Beam: 13.6 meter (45 foot)
Draft: 4.10 meter (13.5 foot)
Length: 130 meter (427 foot)
Main Gun Caliber: 76 millimeter
Total Combined Power: 45,000 shp (33.6 MW)
Top Speed: 30 knot (15.4 mps)
Full Displacement: 2,950 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

Operators & Related Equipment

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Grand Total 111
Cannons & Gear
76/62 Compactx1
Defensive Weapons
RIM-7P Sea Sparrowx18
Offensive Weapons
RGM-84D Harpoonx8
Protection Systems
Mk 15 Phalanx Block 0x2
Support Aircraft

Hatsuyuki Ship Listing

SerialNameStatusLaunch DateCommissionDecommission
DD122 Hatsuyuki-1982-
DD123 Shirayuki-1983-
DD132 Asayuki-1987-
DD124 Mineyuki-1984-
DD125 Sawayuki-1985-
DD126 Hamayuki-1983-
DD127 Isoyuki-1985-
DD128 Harayuki-1985-
DD129 Yamayuki-1985-
DD130 Matsuyuki-1986-
DD131 Setoyuki-1987-

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