L-400 ANADOLU  4 May 2019 10 April 2023

Displacement: 27.436 tons full load
Dimensions: 231 x 325 x 7 meters
Speed, Range: 21 knots, 9000 miles at 15 kts.
Crew: 190 sailors + 56 air component + 55 medical staff

Guns: 5 x 12,7mm STAMP; 2 x Mk 15 Phalanx

Military Cargo:
Helicopters: Between 12 and 8 depending on the size of the helicopter
Vehicles: A total of 94 main battle tanks, amphibious assault vehicles, armoured fighting vehicles, trucks, and others
Troops: at least 700 marines

Radars: SMART-S Mk2 3D air/surface search; ALPER navigation
Sonars: Mine avoidance
Other: ASELFLIR 300D, ARES-2N ESM system, IRST

The contract was signed on 7 May 2015 during the IDEF 2015. The construction started on 30th April 2016.  She is the largest warship of the Turkish Navy and its flagship.

Unlike her nears sisters in the Spanish and Australian navies, the Turkish ship has only diesel engines. The five MAN 16V32/40 engines each create 7680kW and propel the ship up to 21 knots. The range is estimated to be 9.000 nautical miles.

The ship has 2 Mk-15 Phalanx Block 1B CIWS, and five Stabilized Gun platforms probably armed with 12,7 mm guns for self-defence.

Turkish companies provided the ECM and ESM systems, IR signature measurement systems, electro-optic sensors, and torpedo defence systems. The combat management system is based on GENESİS CMS.

The flight deck is 170 meters long and 32 meters wide and features a 12-degree ski jump. The hangar is 900 m2. The upper garage where the heavy vehicles will be parked l measures 1.410 m2 and the lower garage for the light vehicles is 1.880 m2. The dock covers 1.165m2 and two LCAC’s or four LCM’s can fit in.

The ship can carry AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopters, SH-70B Seahawk ASW helicopters, and S-70 Blackhawk transport helicopters. In the future, the ship will carry Bayraktar TB-3 UAVs and Bayraktar Kızılelma UCAVs.

There is a 34-bed hospital on board.


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