TCG Yavuz (F-240); TCG Turgutries (F-241); TCG Fatih (F-242); TCG Yildirim (F-243)
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Offshore bombardment / attack of surface targets / areas primarily through onboard ballistic weaponry.
Offshore strike of surface targets primarily through onboard missile / rocket weaponry.
Active patroling of vital waterways and maritime areas; can also serve as local deterrence against airborne and seaborne threats.
✓Airspace Denial / Deterrence
Neutralization or deterrence of airborne elements through onboard ballistic of missile weaponry.
Serving in support (either firepower or material) of the main surface fleet in Blue Water environments.
362.5 ft 110.49 m
43.5 ft 13.24 m
13.0 ft 3.95 m
CODAD (COmbined Diesel-And-Diesel): 4 x MTU 20V 1163 marine diesel engines developing 30,000 horsepower to 2 x Shafts under stern.
27.0 kts (31.1 mph)
4,002 nm (4,605 mi | 7,411 km)
kts = knots | mph = miles-per-hour | nm = nautical miles | mi = miles | km = kilometers
1 kts = 1.15 mph | 1 nm = 1.15 mi | 1 nm = 1.85 km
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.
(Not all weapon types may be represented in the showcase above)
1 x Agusta-Bell Model 212 navy helicopter supported from a stern-based helipad.
Ribbon graphics not necessarily indicative of actual historical campaign ribbons. Ribbons are clickable to their respective naval campaigns / operations / periods.
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