ADA CLASS (Milgem)

NUMBER NAME LAUNCHED COMMISSIONED
F-511 HEYBELİADA 27 Sep 2008 27 Sep 2011
F-512 BÜYÜKADA 27 Sep 2011 27 Sep 2013
F-513 BURGAZADA

N70_8612s

F511

F511_2

F511_3

F511_4

F511_6

Characteristics:
Displacement: 2300 tons, full load
Dimensions: 99 x 14.4 x 3.75 metres
Speed, Range: 15 knots economical, 29+ knots maximum, 3500 miles at 15 knots.
Crew: 93

Weapons:
Guns: 1 x 76mm, 2 x 12,7mm
Missiles:
8 x Harpoon SSM;
Mk-144 Guided Missile Launcher: 21 x RAM SAM
Torpedoes: 2 x 324 mm Mk 32 triple launcher for Mk 46 Mod 5; anti-submarine torpedoes.
Helicopters: 1 x S-70-B2 Seahawk

Sensors:
Radars: SMART-S Mk2 3D air/surface search; Sting fire control; ALPER navigation
Sonars: Search/attack
Other: ASELFLIR 300D, ARES-2N ESM system

Comments:
MİLGEM is the first indigenous ship building project staged in Turkey. Turkish Navy is responsible for the initial design and for the determining technical specification of the weapon, sensor, machinery and other sub systems. UDI is responsible of purchasing these systems.

The missions of MİLGEM class are showing the flag, search/rescue, patrol, observation and anti submarine warfare.

The sonar of MİLGEM class is being produced in Turkey. The 12,7mm machine guns on the aft are mounted of ASELSAN build STAMP (Stabilized Machine Gun Platform) and they are controlled remotely.

The keel of the first ships TCG Heybeliada was laid on 26th July 2005 in Istanbul Naval Ship Yard and she was launched on 27 September 2008. The sea trials for the first ship started in October 2010.

The second ship, TCG Büyükada was launched on 27th September 2011 and on the same day TCG Heybeliada was commissioned. On 27 September 2013, TCG Büyükada was commissioned into Turkish Navy and the keel for the third ship F-513 TCG Burgazada was laid.

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