ADA CLASS (Milgem)
|F-511||HEYBELİADA||27 Sep 2008||27 Sep 2011|
|F-512||BÜYÜKADA||27 Sep 2011||27 Sep 2013|
Guns: 1 x 76mm, 2 x 12,7mm
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
Radars: SMART-S Mk2 3D air/surface search; Sting fire control; ALPER navigation
Other: ASELFLIR 300D, ARES-2N ESM system
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 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.