Guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG-53)

Guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG-53) 0Guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG-53) 1

Classification

Basic information

Namesake:
John Paul Jones
Operator:
Country of build:
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned (service):
Status:
MMSI number:
338807000

Ship measurements

Displacement:
6,900 t
Length:
154 m
Beam:
18 m
Draft:
9.4 m

Machine

Propulsion system:
Propulsion:
  • 4 * General Electric LM2500-30 gas turbines
  • 100,000 shp (75,000 kW)
  • 2 * Shafts
Speed:
30 knots
Range:
4,400 nautical miles at 20 knots (8,100 km at 37 km/h)

Personnel

Complement:
281

Combat assets

Boats & landing craft:
  • 2 * rigid hull inflatable boats
Electronics:
  • AN/SPY-1D 3D radar (Flight I,II,IIa)
  • AN/SPY-6 AESA 3D radar (Flight III)
  • AN/SPS-67(V)2 surface-search radar
  • AN/SPS-73(V)12 surface-search radar
  • AN/SPG-62 fire-control radar
  • AN/SQS-53C sonar array
  • AN/SQR-19 tactical towed array sonar
  • AN/SQQ-28 LAMPS III shipboard system
  • AN/SLQ-32(V)2 Electronic Warfare System
  • AN/SLQ-25 Nixie Torpedo Countermeasures
  • MK 36 MOD 12 Decoy Launching System
  • MK 53 Nulka Decoy Launching System
  • AN/SLQ-39 CHAFF Buoys
Armament:
  • 1 * 29 cell, 1 * 61 cell Mk 41 vertical launching systems with 90 * RIM-156 SM-2, BGM-109 Tomahawk or RUM-139 VL-ASROC missiles
  • 2 * Mk 141 Harpoon Missile Launcher SSM
  • 1 * Mark 45 5/54 in (127/54 mm)
  • 2 * 25 mm chain gun
  • 4 * .50 caliber (12.7 mm) guns
  • 2 * 20 mm Phalanx CIWS
  • 2 * Mk 32 triple torpedo tubes
Aircraft:
  • 2 * Sikorsky MH-60R helicopters can be embarked

USS John Paul Jones (DDG-53) is the third Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer and the first ship of the class homeported on the west coast. She is named after American Revolutionary War naval captain John Paul Jones and the second ship to be so named. She was built at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. The ship is currently part of Destroyer Squadron 23, and administratively reports to Commander, Naval Surface Forces Pacific.

USS John Paul Jones (DDG-53) is the third Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer and the first ship of the class homeported on the west coast. She is named after American Revolutionary War naval captain John Paul Jones and the second ship to be so named. She was built at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. The ship is currently part of Destroyer Squadron 23, and administratively reports to Commander, Naval Surface Forces Pacific.

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