Ada Class (MILGEM Block I)

Operator: Turkey
Status: In Service / Under Construction
Number: 2 / 2
Ships: F511 Heybeliada (Commissioned September 2011)
F512 Büyükada (Commissioned September 2013)
F513 Burgazada (Launched June 2016, expected commission in 2019)
F514 Kinaliada (Laid down October 2015, expected launch in 2018)
Cost: Lead ship cost $260 million
General Specs:
Country of origin: Turkey
Class: Anti-Submarine Corvette
Manufacturer: Lead developer and construction: Istanbul Naval Shipyard Command; 50 Turkish companies contributed to production; U.S. and European defense firms provide bulk of sensors and weapon systems
Introduced: 2011
Displacement: 2,400 tons
Length: 325 ft (99 m)
Beam: 47.2 ft (14.4 m)
Draft: 12.8 ft (3.9 m)
Hull Material: Steel
Propulsion: 1 gas turbine and 2 diesel engines
Speed: 44+ mph (72.2 km/h / 39+ knots)
Range: 4,028 miles (6,482 km / 3,500 nm) @15 kt
Endurance: N/A
Fuel Capacity: Unknown
Crew: 93
Guns: 1 x 76mm/62cal OTO Melara Super Rapid main gun
2 x 12.7mm Aselsan Stabilized Machine Gun Platforms (STAMP)
Anti-air: 21 x RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) fired from 1 Mk49 Guided Missile Launching System (GMLS)
Anti-ship: 8 x RGM-84L Harpoon II missiles
Other: 2 x Mk32 324mm torpedo launchers for Mk46 or Mk54 anti-submarine torpedoes
Radar/Sensors: Thales SMART-S Mk2 3D multibeam S-band radar (manufactured locally by Aselsan)
Thales STING-EO Mk2 I/K-band fire control system (radar and electro-optic)
Sperry Marine VisionMaster FT S-band navigation radar
Aselsan ALPER X-band radar
Aselsan ASELFLIR-300T advanced targeting system
Defense/ Countermeasures: Aselsan Laser Warning Receiver (LIAS)
Aselsan ARES-2N electronic surveillance measures (ESM)
BAE Mk36 Super Rapid Bloom Offboard Countermeasures (SRBOC) chaff and decoy system
Ultra Electronics Sea Sentor Surface Ship Torpedo Defense (SSTD) system (just on F511 & F512 ships)
Aselsan HIZIR torpedo countermeasure system (just on F513 & F514 ships)
Other: Havelsan GENESIS combat management system (CMS)
Yaltes UNIMACS 3000 integrated platform control monitoring system
OSI Geospatial digital chart integrated navigation system
Aselsan X-band SATCOM terminals
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1 x S-70B Seahawk helicopter which can carry AGM-119 Penguin Mk2 anti-ship missiles, AGM-114 Hellfire missiles, UMTAS missiles, and Mk46 and Mk54 anti-submarine torpedoes
2 x Rigid-Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIBs)
Notes: First warships (Block I) of Turkey’s indigenous MILGEM (National Ship) project
MILGEM Block II, known as the Istanbul or TF-100 class, which will look similar but be larger featuring a Mk41 vertical launch system for additional capability


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