Specifications

 

Charles F. Adams Class Guided-Missile Destroyers

 Rick Farris ETCS(SW) Ret. writes: "The Towers had a SPS-29 prior to the 40 installation. I know, I was the tech for two years. In addition to the 29 it had a SPA-62 MTI unit attached to it. For Navigation, it had a SRN-6 Tacan, SRN-12 Omega, and LORAN. By the way, it also had a LN-66 short range surface navigation radar. MK XII IFF was also installed.

 

Dimensions

Length(O/A)  

437'  

Length(W/L)

420'

Beam

47.0'

Draft

22'

Displacement

Full Load

4,180 tons

Standard

3,370 tons

Propulsion

Boilers

4 Foster Wheeler 1,200 psi (DDG 4-6,9,14)
4 Babcock & Wilcox 1,200 psi (DDG 2,3,7,8,10-13,20-24)
4 Combustion Engineering 1,200 psi (DDG 15-19)

Turbines

2 General Electric steam (DDG 2,3,7,8,10-13,15-22)
2 Westinghouse steam (DDG 4-6,9,14,23,24)

Horsepower

70,000

Shafts

2

Range

N/A

Max Speed

31.5 knts
35 knts achieved

Armament

Main Gun

3 x FMC 5"/54 (Mk 42)
2 forward 1 aft
1 forward gun removed /66

Light A/A

2-4 x .50 cal HMG

SAM

1 x twin Mk-11 aft w/42 missiles or
1 x Mk-13 single launcher w/40 missiles aft
w/either Tartar or Standard-MR (RIM-66C)

SSM

4 x Harpoon (RGM-84) fired from above launchers

ASW

Mk 16 launcher w/8 ASROC on amidships

Torpedoes

6 x 324mm torpedoes in 2 triple Mk 32 launchers

Countermeasures

Decoys

SLQ-25 Nixie towed torpedo decoy

Radars

Air Search

SPS 37 replaced by
SPS 40 B/D

Surface Search

SPS 10 F/D
SPS-52

Navigation

N/A

Fire Control

1 x Mk 4 or 13 weapon director
1 x Mk 68 gun fire control w/SPG-53A or
1 x Mk 86 w/SPG 60D & SPQ 9A
2 x Mk 74 missile fire control
Mk 111 antisubmarine fire control (DDG 2-15)
MKk 114 antisubmarine fire control (DDG 16-24)

Sonars

GE/Hughes SQS 23 or
SQQ 23 PAIR

Complement

Design

350-380

 

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