JS Hiei

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JS Hiei
History
Japan
Name: Hiei
Builder: Ishikawajima-Harima
Laid down: 8 March 1972
Launched: 13 August 1973
Commissioned: 27 December 1974
Decommissioned: 16 March 2011
General characteristics
Class and type: Haruna-class destroyer
Displacement:
  • 4,950 long tons (5,029 t) standard
  • 6,900 long tons (7,011 t) full load
Length: 153.1 m (502 ft 4 in)
Beam: 17.5 m (57 ft 5 in)
Draught: 5.2 m (17 ft 1 in)
Propulsion:
  • 2 boilers 850 psi (60 kg/cm², 5.9 MPa), 430 °C
  • 2 turbines
  • 2 shafts
  • 60,000 hp (45,000 kW)
Speed: 31 knots (57 km/h; 36 mph)
Complement: 360 (36 officers)
Armament:
Aviation facilities: Extensive Helicopter landing pad, Large Helicopter hangar

JS Hiei (DDH-142) was a Haruna-class destroyer in service with the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force. From 1974 to 2011 she served the JMSDF before being decommissioned.

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