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OSMANGAZİ CLASS

NUMBER NAME LAUNCHED COMMISIONED
NL-125 OSMAN GAZİ 20 July 1990 27 July 1994

NL125 NL125_1

Characteristics:
Displacement: 3773 tons full load
Dimensions: 105 x 16.1 x 2.3 metres
Speed, Range: 17 knots, 4000 miles at 15 kts.
Crew: 109 (9 officers)

Weapons:
Guns: 2  x 35mm/90 (twin); 2 x 20 mm; 1 x Mk 15 Phalanx
Helicopters: Platform for one large

Sensors:
Radars: Decca navigation

Comments:
She can carry 900 troops, 15 tanks and 4 LCVP’s. She was bow doors but no dock. The two small doors at her stern is used for mine laying.

She was built in, now closed Taşkızak Naval Shipyard. She was launched in 1990 and commissioned in 1994. She is the third generation of indigenous designed large amphibious ships and has all the design characteristics of Turkish large landing ships. Her construction lasted longer than planned and the second ship was canceled. She spend long time at the yard after the commissioning.

Between 2010 – 2011 she received an extensive overhaul in Alaybey Shipyard, İzmir.

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