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LOGISTICS SUPPORT SHIP

NUMBER NAME LAUNCHED COMMISSIONED
A-584 YÜZBAŞI GÜNGÖR DURMUŞ 8 October 2016
A-575 ÜSTEĞMEN ARİF EKMEKÇİ  8 July 2017


Characteristics:
Displacement: 6.200 tons full load
Dimensions: 106,5 x 16,8 x 8,4 meters
Speed, Range: 12 knots, 9500 nautical miles.
Crew: 70

Weapons:
Guns: 2 x 12,7mm STAMP

Sensors:
Radars: Navigation

Comments:
Selah Shipyard has won the tender in 2014. The construction of the first ship has started in 2015 and  scheduled for commissioning in 2017. The second ship was launched on 8 July 2017.

The ships will carry 4000 tons of fuel for warships, 500 tons of fuel for helicopters and 330 tons of fresh water. They will have a medical facility, capable of performing surgeries. These ships will not have a helicopter hangar, but will have a large landing pad, suitable for heavy army helicopters.

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