BURAK CLASS (Type A 69)
|F- 500||BOZCAADA||30 November 1974||25 July 2001|
|F- 501||BODRUM||7 August 1976||25 July 2002|
|F- 502||BANDIRMA||7 August 1976||25 July 2002|
|F- 503||BEYKOZ||1 June 1973||25 July 2002|
|F- 504||BARTIN||30 November 1974||25 July 2002|
|F- 505||BAFRA||13 August 1977||24 July 2003|
Guns: 1 x 100mm/55, 2 x 20mm
Missiles: 4 x MM38 Exocet SSM
Torpedoes: 4 x 324 mm single launcher for L5 anti-submarine torpedoes
ASW A/S Mortars: 1 x MK 54 375mm; 6 barrel
Radars: 1226, navigation; DRBV 51A air/surface search; DRBC 32E fire control
Sonars: DUBA 25 search/attack
Purchased from French Navy in 2000 and transferred to Turkish Navy in 2001-2002. 10 ships of this class are still operating in French Navy. Designed for coastal ASW missions, these ships are very economical and seaworthy.
Besides ASW missions these ships are also used for patrolling, escorting, search and rescue missions. The Exocet anti-ship missile has entered in to service with the commissioning of these ships.
Turkish Navy classified these ships as corvettes.
BOZCAADA: Commaqndant de Pimodan F-787
BODRUM: Drogou F-783
BANDIRMA: Quartier Maitre Anquetil F-786
BEYKOZ: d’Estienne d’Orves F-781
BARTIN: Amyot d’Inville F-782
BAFRA: Second Maitre Le Bihan F-788