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Keelung 2006

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
基隆 [Keelung] (ex-Chiteh, ex-Scott) 1801   Ingalls SB, Pascagoula (Litton Industries), USA 12/2/1979 1/3/1980 24/10/1981 // 17/1/2005 in service (2019)
蘇澳 [Suao] (ex-Mingteh, ex-Callaghan) 1802   Ingalls SB, Pascagoula (Litton Industries), USA 23/10/1978 1/12/1979 29/8/1981 // 17/12/2005 in service (2019)
左營 [Tsoying] (ex-Tongteh, ex-Kidd) 1803   Ingalls SB, Pascagoula (Litton Industries), USA 26/6/1978 11/8/1979 27/6/1981 // 25/8/2006 in service (2019)
馬公 [Makung] (ex-Witeh, ex-Chandler) 1805   Ingalls SB, Pascagoula (Litton Industries), USA 7/5/1979 24/5/1980 13/3/1982 // 25/8/2006 in service (2019)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

7326 light

Displacement full, t

9950

Length, m

161.2 wl 171.7 oa

Breadth, m

16.8

Draught, m

7.01 mean 10.1 over sonar dome

No of shafts

2

Machinery

4 General Electric LM-2500 gas turbines

Power, h. p.

86000

Max speed, kts

31.5

Fuel, t

gas turbine oil 1650

Endurance, nm(kts)6000(20)
Armament

2 x 4 Harpoon SSM (8 RGM-84), 2 x 2 Standard SM-2MR SAM (68 RIM-66), 2 x 1 - 127/54 Mk 45, 2 x 6 - 20/76 Mk 15 Phalanx CIWS, 4 x 1 - 12.7/90, 2 x 3 - 324 Mk 32 TT (24), 2 S-70C Seahawk helicopters

Electronic equipment

SPS-64(V)9, SPS-55, SPS-48E, SPS-49(V)5, 2x SPG-51D, SPQ-9A, SPG-60, 2x Mk 90 radars, SQS-53A sonar, SLQ-32(V)5 ECM suite, 4x Mk 137 decoy RL (Mk 36 SRBOC system), SLQ-25 Nixie torpedo decoy, SYS-2 CCS

Complement364


Standard scale images


<i>Keelung </i>2010
Keelung 2010


Graphics


<i>Keelung </i>2006
Keelung 2006


Ship project history


Former USN Kidd class destroyers. Originally planned names were changed prior transfer.

Modernizations


2009, Suao: + 2 x 4 Hsiung Feng 3 SSM (8 Hsiung Feng 3)

Naval service


No significant events.

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