Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The Japan Maritime Self-defense Force Hatakaze class guided missile destroyers is a third generation vessel in service with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).
  • Anti-submarine warfare (ASW)
  • Anti-surface Warfare (ASUW)

Hatakaze Class General Specifications

  • Speed: 30 knots
  • Length: 150m
  • Beam 16.4m
  • Draft 4.8m
  • Displacement: 4600 tons (standard) / 5600 tons (full load)
  • Crewmember: up to 260

Hatakaze Class Ships

JDS Hatakaze (DDG-171) - Commisioned March 1986
JDS Shimakaze (DDG-172) - Commisioned MArch 1988

JDS Shimakaze DD-172

The Japan Maritime Self-defense Force Hatakaze Class destroyer  include the Standard missile surface-to-air missile, anti-submarine rockets, the RGM-84 Harpoon anti-ship missile, two Mark 15 20 mm CIWS gun mounts, two torpedo mounts in a triple tube configuration and two 5 inch/54 caliber Mark 42 rapid-fire guns.


Video of Hatakaze Class Missile Guided Destroyer Ships


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