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Arleigh Burke Class
 
 
 

Guided missile destroyers:  Commissioned 1989 -
Displacement, tons: 8200 standard, - 8500 full load
Dimensions, meters: 142,1 x 18,3 x 7,6
Missiles: 8 Harpoon Launchers ( 2 x 4), - Tomahawk Cruise Missiles, - 2 x 45 cell Vertical Missile Launch Systems
Guns: 1 x 127 mm, - 2 x 20 mm Phalanx mounts
A/S weapons: 2 triple torpedo tubes.
Propulsion: Gas turbines, - 80.000 shp, 2 shafts, - speed: 30 + knots
Complement: 307
 
 
 


USS "John Paul Jones"  DDG 53
Guided Missile Destroyer, Arleigh Burke Class, US Navy
(Photographed in Hong Kong Sept.01.1997.)
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 

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