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     DD-983 John Rodgers      

Photo byOctober 1986. Black Sea. Photo from the archives of A. Andreev.

Country: USA.
Class, [Type]: Spruance, [DD].

Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pasagoula, USA.
Launch date: 25 February 1978.
Commission date: 14 July 1979.
Decommission date: 4 September 1998.

Displacement ( tons ): 8000 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 171 x 17,5 x 8,8.
Main machinery: 4 x GE LM 2500 gas turbines ( 80000 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 30.
Range ( miles ): 6000 at 20 knots.
Complement: 319 ( 26 officers ).

Guns: 1 x 1 127mm Mk45, 2 x 6 20mm GE/GD Vulcan Phalanx Mk15 CIWS, 4 x 1 12,7mm.
Missiles: AGM: 2 x 4 for GDC Tomahawk; SSM: 2 x 4 Harpoon; SAM: 1 x 8 NATO Sea Sparrow.
Torpedoes: 2 x 3 324mm Mk32.

Radar: Air: AN/SPS-40, Mk23 TAS; Surface: AN/SPS-55; Navigation: LN-66; Fire Control: AN/SPG-60, AN/SPQ-9.
Sonar: AN/SQS-53С, AN/SQR-19 TACTAS.
Helicopter: 2 x SH-60B Sea Hawk LAMPS III.

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