NEW TYPE LST CLASS

NUMBER NAME LAUNCHED COMMISSIONED
L-402 BAYRAKTAR 3 September 2015
L-403 SANCAKTAR  16 July 2016

LST_NG_2 copy
LST_NG copy

Characteristics:
Displacement: 7254 tons full load
Dimensions: 138,7  x 19 x 3 meters
Speed, Range: 18 knots, 5000 miles at 15 knots
Crew: 129

Weapons:
Guns: 2 x 40mm; 2 x 20mm (twin) 2 x  Mk 15 Phalanx. 2-12.7 mm MG
Helicopters: Platform for one large

Sensors:
Radars: SMART-S MK2 3D, Navigation
Other: ASELFLIR 300D, ARES-2N ESM system

Comments:
The contract for the construction of a new LST’s was signed between Ministry of Defence and ADIK_Furtrans shipyard on 11 May 2011. The value of the contract 370 million Euros. The first ship will be delivered in February 2017.
The ships will carry 350 persons, 20 MBT and between 24 – 60 vehicles. The closed parking area is 1100 square meters and the open deck parking area is 690 square meters.
The armament consists of 2 single barreled 40mm Oto Melara guns, 2 Mk15 Phalanx CIWS, 2 machine guns on a stabilized remote-controlled chassis.
The ships will have a Smart Mk2 3D air/surface search radar (which not common for an amphibious ship) 2 AselFLIR 300D EO director, torpedo counter measures systems, laser warning receiver and Link 16/22 system. All these sensors and weapons will be controlled by a 5 consoles of GENESIS CMS.

5 Responses to NEW TYPE LST CLASS

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  3. truvahorse says:

    Great news. Every year more big, more strng warhips.

  4. uygur says:

    I remember that it will carry 525 soldiers. which is true?

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