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TCG Turgutries (F-241)

Frigate Warship

TCG Turgutries F-241 makes up one-fourth of the active Yavus-class of fighting frigates of the modern Turkish Navy.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 5/6/2019
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Year: 1988
Status: Commissioned, in Active Service
Ships-in-Class: 4
Named Ships: TCG Yavuz (F-240); TCG Turgutries (F-241); TCG Fatih (F-242); TCG Yildirim (F-243)
Complement: 180
Length: 362.5 ft (110.49 m)
Width: 43.45 ft (13.24 m)
Height: 12.95 ft (3.95 m)
Displacement (Surface): 3,030 tons
Propulsion: CODAD (COmbined Diesel-And-Diesel): 4 x MTU 20V 1163 marine diesel engines developing 30,000 horsepower to 2 x Shafts under stern.
Speed (Surface): 27 kts (31 mph)
Range: 4,002 nm (4,605 miles; 7,411 km)
Operators: Turkey


1 x 5" /54 caliber turreted deck gun.
8 x RGM-84 "Harpoon" anti-ship missiles fitted to 2 x Mk.141 quadruple launchers.
16 x RIM-7 "Sea Sparrow" medium-ranged surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) fired from 1 x Mk.21 launcher.
3 x 25mm Oerlikon Contraves "Sea Zenith" Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWSs).
2 x 324mm triple torpedo tubes supporting Mk.32 torpedo family.

Air Wing

1 x Agusta-Bell Model 212 navy helicopter supported from a stern-based helipad.
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