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Type Corvette Frigate
Type Ada-class Istambul-class
Hull constructionsteel with fragmentation-resistant composite superstructure...
Displacement 2,000 t
2,300 tons full load
initial design was 1200-1500 t
3,000 tons full load
Length 99.00 m [322 feet]113.2 meters (371 feet 5 inches)
length at waterline 90.5m...
Beam 14.40 m14.4 meters (47 ft 3 in)
Draft 3.59 - 3.75 m4.05 meters (13 ft 3 in)
Propulsion Combined Diesel and Gas (CODAG)
  • 1 x gas turbine,
  • 2 x diesels
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  • Combined Diesel and Gas (CODAG)
  • 1 x LM2500 gas turbine (23000 kW (30844 hp)
  • 2 x diesel engines (4320 kW / 5793 hp)
  • 2 x units, 5.766 hp each, MTU 200V4000M93L diesel machine +
  • 2 Escher-Wyss Controllable Pitch Propeller
  • 4 600 kW diesel generators
  • Propeller(s)2 x shafts2 shafts, 2 propellers
    Main power30,000 kW 31640 kW / 42430 hp total power
    Maximum continuous speed27-29 kts29 knots
    Sprint speed30 kts...
    Cruising speed15 kts14 knots
    Quiet speed15 kts...
    Steady turning circle diameter 5 Ships length (At maximum speed, at sea state 2 and with a rudder angle of 35 degrees in both directions
    Range 3,500 nautical miles (6,480 km) @ 15 knots6,000 nm (~ 11,000 km)
    6500 NM (12000 km) at 14 knots
    Endurance 21 days with logistic support
    10 days autonomous
    Sea keepingfully operational up to sea state 5 ...
    Sensors and processing systems ...
    Fire control G-MSYS (Genesis Milgem Savas Ynetim Sistemi)STING EO Mk2
    Search radar Aselsan 3D search radar or EADS TRS-3D Smart-S Mk-2
    Other sensors X-Band radar, fire control radar, navigation radar, LPI radarALPER LPI Radar, ECPINS-W, ECDIS / WECDIS
    Infrared Search and Tracking System IRSTAselsan PIRI KATS
    sonar... TBT-01 Yakamoz
    Navigation and communication systems Electronic Navigation, SatCom, ECDIS/WECDIS, GPS, LAN SatCom, GPS, LAN, IFF, Link 11, Link 16
    Combat Management System GENESIS (Gemi Entegre Savas Idare Sistemi) Genesis ADVENT SYS
    Navigation and ship control EPKIS (Entegre Platform Kontrol ve Izleme Sistemi)...
    Integrated Platform Management System Imtech UniMACS 3000...
    Electronic warfare and decoys EW radar, Laser/RF systems, ASW jammers, DG, SSTDED: Aselsan ARES-2N
    Armament: ...
  • 1 x 76 mm (retractable for lower radar cross section, guidance by fire control radar and electro-optical systems), A position
  • 2 x 12.7 mm Aselsan STAMP Stabilized Machine Gun Platform (guidance by Laser/IR/TV and electro-optical systems, automatic and manual modes), B position
  • 76mm bass ball for surface defense and air defense against Leonardo Oto 76/62 Super Rapid (SR), 8-40 km range DART and Vulcano with guided bullets.
  • Phalanx Mk-15 Blok 1B Baseline 2 CIWS, close air defense system with a maximum effective range of 3.5 km
  • Anti-surface missile 8 x Harpoon Missile (or RBS15 Mk.III)16 x Atmaca (RGM-84L Harpoon Block II if not enough) missiles for ship, surface and sea shore targets in 2x8 canisters
    Anti-aircraft missile 21 x RAM (Rolling Airframe Missile) PDMS 64 x RIM-162 ESSM (16 Quad Pack-4) medium range (maximum 50 km, 25 km effective range) air defense missiles to be used with 16 cell Mk41 VLS
    Torpedoes 2 x 324 mm Mk.32 triple launchers for Mk.46 torpedoes2 x 324mm Mk-32 tipped torpedo lancers (Mk 46 Mod 5 torpedoes)
    Considered Options ESSM (Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile)...
    AircraftHangar and platform for S-70-B2 Sea Hawk ASW helicopters and/or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), with the capability of storing armaments, 20 tons of JP-5 aircraft fuel, aerial refueling (HIRF) systems and maintenance systems
  • flight deck and hangar for 1 helicopter
  • 1 x Sikorsky S-70B Seahawk helicopter ASW or UAV
  • 20 tons of JP5 helicopter fuel
  • Fuel supply capability
  • Helipad and hangar
  • Complement 93 including aviation officers, with accommodation for up to 104125

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