Multi-mission frigate JS Mikuma (FFM-4)

Multi-mission frigate JS Mikuma (FFM-4) 0Multi-mission frigate JS Mikuma (FFM-4) 1

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Basic information

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Ship measurements

Displacement:
5,500 t
Length:
133 m
Beam:
16.3 m

Machine

Propulsion system:
Propulsion:
  • 1 * Rolls-Royce MT30 gas turbine
  • 2 * MAN Diesel V28/33DD STC engine
Speed:
30 knots

Personnel

Complement:
90

Combat assets

Boats & landing craft:
  • 2 * RHIB, UUV, USV
Electronics:
  • OPY-2 (X-band multi-purpose AESA radar)
  • OAX-3(EO/IR)
  • OQQ-25 (VDS + TASS) — ASW
  • OQQ-11 (Mine-hunting sonar)
  • OYQ-1 (Combat management system)
  • OYX-1-29 (Console display system)
  • NOLQ-3E (Passive radar system + Electronic attack capability is integrated into the main radar antenna), Chaff dispenser
Armament:
  • 1 * 5 in (127 mm) Mk-45 Mod 4 naval gun
  • 2 * missile canisters for a total of 8 * Type 17 anti-ship missiles
  • 1 * SeaRAM
  • Type 12 torpedoes
  • Simplified mine laying equipment
  • 16 * Mk-41 VLS
  • Naval version of Type 03 Chū-SAM
  • Type 07 VLA
  • 2 * Remote weapon station
Aircraft:
  • 1 * Mitsubishi SH-60 Seahawk

JS Mikuma (FFM-4) is the forth ship of the Mogami-class frigates of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). She was named after the Mikuma River and shares her name with a World War II heavy cruiser Mikuma and Cold War destroyer escort Mikuma.

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