Guided missile destroyer JS Maya (DDG 179)

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Classification

Ship class:
Type:
type: Guided missile destroyer

Basic information

Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Japan Marine United
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:

Ship measurements

Displacement:
10250 t
Length:
169.9 m
Beam (overall):
22.2 m
Draught:
6.4 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • 2 * IHI/GE LM2500-30 gas turbines
  • 2 * shafts 5-bladed CP props
  • 68,010 shp (50,720 kW)
Speed:
30 knots

Crew

Complement:
300

Combat assets

Boats & landing craft:
  • 2 * working boat
  • 1 * Rigid hull inflatable boat
Electronics:
  • AN/SPY-1D(V) multi-function radar
  • AN/SPQ-9B surface search radar
  • 3 * AN/SPG-62 illuminators
  • AN/SQQ-89 with SQS-53C
  • Mk 46 Optronic director
  • NOLQ-2C intercept
  • 4 * Mk.137 chaff and decoy launchers
Armament:
  • 1 * 5-inch (127 mm)/62 Mk. 45 Mod 4 gun
  • 8 * Type 17 anti-ship missile in quad canisters
  • 2 * 20 mm Phalanx CIWS
  • 2 * HOS-302 triple torpedo tubes:
  • Mark 46 torpedo
  • Type 97 / Type 12 torpedoes
  • 96-cell Mk. 41 Vertical Launching System:
  • SM-2MR Standard Missile
  • SM-3 Anti-Ballistic Missile
  • SM-6 Standard Missile
  • Type 07 VL-ASROC
Aircraft:
  • 1 * SH-60K helicopter

JS Maya (DDG 179) is the lead ship of her class of guided missile destroyer in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). She was named after Mount Maya and shares her name with a World War II heavy cruiser.

The announcement of a new destroyer class was on August 2015 with the name 27DDG. She was laid down by Japan Marine United in Yokohama, Kanagawa on April 14, 2017, and was launched on July 30, 2018. She was commissioned on March 19, 2020.

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