Atlas of 1DDG “King Kong” Class Destroyer (Picture 142)

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The King Kong class destroyer is a guided-missile destroyer equipped with aegis combat system belonging to the MARITIME Self-Defense Force.The King Kong class is identical in design to the Arleigh Burke class flight-1, but has a larger bridge structure. The burke-class’s lightweight cross masts are replaced by the traditional heavy quadrangled lattice masts. This is the main appearance difference between the two.A total of 4 “King Kong” class ddG-173, “Wu Dao” DDG-174, “Miao gao” DDG-175, “Bird Sea” DDG-176 were built.It is the first Aegis ship in the world other than the U.S. Navy.Each escort group is equipped with one ship in the maritime self-guarding fleet.