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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1983
Total Production: 2
Also Known As: DE 227
Origin: Japan
Parent System: Yubari
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1983
Total Production: 2
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Description: The Japan Marine Self Defense Force (JMSDF) Yubari is a class of escort corvettes, destroyers for MSDF, with limited anti-submarine (ASW) and anti-surface warfare (ASuW) capabilities. Its propulsion system combines a cruise diesel engine with a boost gas turbine developing 22,500-shp of power and enabling a top speed of 25 knots. The weapon system consists of a 76mm dual purpose gun, eight Harpoon anti-ship missiles, a Bofors ASW rocket launcher and two triple 12.75-in torpedo tubes. MSDF commissioned two ships in 1983 and 1984.

Yubari Specifications

Crew: 95
Number of Weapons: 8
Torpedo Tubes: 6
Beam: 10.8 meter (35.4 foot)
Draft: 3.60 meter (11.8 foot)
Length: 91 meter (299 foot)
Main Gun Caliber: 76 millimeter
Total Combined Power: 22,500 shp (16.8 MW)
Full Displacement: 1,470 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


Grand Total 21
Cannons & Gear
76/62 Compactx1
Offensive Weapons
RGM-84D Harpoonx8

Yubari Ship Listing

SerialNameStatusLaunch DateCommissionDecommission
DE227 Yubari-1983-
DE228 Yubetsu-1984-

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