Turkish Navy Order Of Battle
10 Jan 2016 2 Comments
It has been a while since I have last updated the order of battle for Turkish Navy. Here is the current one:
|Fast Attack Craft – Missile (Note-3)||21||4|
|Patrol Craft (Note-4)||34|
|Mine hunters/Mine sweepers (Note-5)||15||6|
|Fleet Support Tankers (Note-8)||2||2||1|
|Tankers / Replenishment Ships||4|
|Training Ships (Note-9)||10||2|
A detailed version of the above list:
|209 Type 1400 submarines||8|
|209 Type 1200 submarines||5|
|214 Type 1800 submarines||1||5|
|MEKO 200 class frigates||8|
|Gabya (Perry) class frigates||8|
|TF-2000 class frigates||4|
|İstif class frigates||4|
|Milgem class corvettes||2||2|
|Burak (Type A 69) class corvettes||6|
|Kılıç class fast attack craft||9|
|Yıldız class fast attack craft||2|
|Doğan class fast attack craft||8|
|Kartal class fast attack craft||2|
|Turkish type fast attack craft||4|
|Tuzla class patrol craft||16|
|Aydın class minehunters||6|
|Edincik (Circé) class minehunters||5|
|AB-212 ASW helicopters||9|
|S-70B ASW helicopters||24|
|ATR-72 ASW planes||2||6|
|CN-235 ASW planes||6|
Note 1: The construction of the first Type 214 class submarine TCG Pirireis has started on 10th October 2015.
Note 2: The second batch of 4 Ada class corvettes has been enlarged to the new İstif class frigates.
Note 3: Procurement of 4 (plus 6 optional) fast attack of local design armed with missiles is planned.
Note 4: Turkish Navy decommissioned a number of older patrol boats as new boats are commissioned. Thus the real number may less than 34.
Note 5: The procurement of 6 new mine sweepers is planned.
Note 6: The construction of the first LPD TCG Anadolu will start in Autumn 2016.
Note 7: 6 LCM and 2 LCAC may be procured with the LPD but the acquisition of these smaller vessels is not definite yet.
Note 8:Two oil tankers are constructed by a private shipyard. Additionally procurement of one fleet replenishment ship is planed.
Note 9: It is planned to acquire two sailing training ships.
Note 10: The AB-212 helicopter are most used for utility duties. 6 additional Seahawk have been ordered.
For more information about the future shipbuilding project for Turkish Navy and Turkish Coast Guard, here is an interesting read.