The ATAGO was laid down in April 5 2004,launched in August 24 2005,and completed in March 15 2007 in Mitsubishi Heavy Industry Nagasaki Shipyad. As of 2007,the ATAGO class is fundamentally an improved and scale-up version of the KONGO class, a hangar was newly added in order to carry one SH-60k helicopter. To enhance the function as a command center, its bridge is by two floors higher than the Arleigh Burke Flight IIA class, making its load displacement larger than 10,000 tons for the first time as a JMSDF surface combat vessel. So it features a large accommodation and capable of flexible operation. It carries Mk-45 mod 4 127mm 62 caliber gun, whose battery is stealth-shaped.Mk41 VLS is capable of launching Standard Missiles ,ASROC missiles, and Sca Sparrow missiles. For anti-surface attack, domestically-mode Type 90 surface-to-surface guided missiles(SSM-1B) were carried instead of US-made Harpoon missiles.
Item No 04536
Item Name JMSDF DDG-177 Atago Destroyer
Bar Code 9580208045368
Model Brief Length:439.5 mm Width: 65mm
Total Parts 602pcs
Metal Parts n/a
Photo Etched Parts 3pcs
Film Parts n/a
Total Sprues 10sprues , upper hull , lower hull ,waterline plate , deck , sh-60k and stand
Paint Schemes JMSDF DDG-177
Released Date 2010-10
- Lower hull made from two-directional slide moulds.
- Separate sonar due to her sphere.