|Namesake:||Battle of Chosin Reservoir|
|Ordered:||8 January 1986|
|Laid down:||2 July 1988|
|Launched:||1 September 1989|
|Commissioned:||12 January 1991|
|Homeport:||Pearl Harbor, Hawaii|
|Status:||in active service, as of 2010|
|Class and type:||Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser|
|Displacement:||approx. 9,600 tons full load|
|Length:||567 feet (173 m)|
|Beam:||55 feet (17 m)|
|Draft:||33 feet (10 m)|
|Propulsion:||4 × General Electric LM2500 gas turbines, 2 shafts, 80,000 shp (60 MW)|
|Speed:||32.5 knots (60 km/h)|
|Complement:||33 officers & 327 enlisted|
AN/SPS-49 air search radar
AN/SPG-62 fire control radar
AN/SPS-55 surface search radar
AN/SPQ-9 gun fire control radar
AN/SQQ-89(V)3 Sonar suite, consisting of
|Armament:||2 × 61 cell Mk 41
vertical launch systems
122 × RIM-156 SM-2ER Bock IV, RIM-162 ESSM, BGM-109 Tomahawk, or RUM-139 VL-Asroc
8 × RGM-84 Harpoon missiles
2 × Mark 45 5 in / 54 cal lightweight gun
2 × 25 mm
2–4 × .50 cal (12.7 mm) gun
2 × Phalanx CIWS
2 × Mk 32 12.75 in (324 mm) triple torpedo tubes
|Aircraft carried:||2 × Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk LAMPS III helicopters.|
USS Chosin (CG-65) is a Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser serving in the United States Navy. She is named in honor of the Battle of Chosin Reservoir of the Korean War. Commissioned in 1991, she is currently serving in the Pacific Fleet, based in Pearl Harbor. She has participated in Operation Southern Watch, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom . She is the first ship of this name.
USS Chosin (CG-65) conducts plane guard duty for the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71).
Tugboats push the guided missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) towards the pier in preparation for mooring at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
USS Chosin (CG 65) and the Russian Navy Udaloy class destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov (DDGHM 543) sail in formation during a joint Russian-U.S. Navy exercise.
A DC-130 Hercules drone control aircraft banks to the left while passing over the guided missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65).