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ADIK Shipyard to Deliver New Landing Ship Tank LST-class TCG Bayraktar to Turkish Navy
 
TCG Bayraktar LST Turkish Navy ADIK Anadolu Shipyard ADIK Shipyard will deliver the first ship of a new class of landing ships (LST), TCG Bayraktar, this month following successful trials. Navy Recognition learned this information from a company representative during NAVDEX 2017, the international naval defense exhibition held from 19th to 23rd February in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
 
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ADIK Shipyard to Deliver New Landing Ship Tank LST-class TCG Bayraktar to Turkish Navy
 
ADIK Shipyard will deliver the first ship of a new class of landing ships (LST), TCG Bayraktar, this month following successful trials. Navy Recognition learned this information from a company representative during NAVDEX 2017, the international naval defense exhibition held from 19th to 23rd February in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
     
TCG Bayraktar LST Turkish Navy ADIK Anadolu Shipyard TCG Bayraktar Landing Ship Tank for Turkish Navy launched by ADIK Shipyard. Picture provided by ADIK Shipyard.
     
The first ship is called as TCG Bayraktar replacing the old TCG Bayraktar, a LST-511 class landing ship which is out of commission. The vessel is intended to play a major role in terms of power projection and amphibious operations. It will also acts as a flag ship and logistic support vessel.

Anadolu (ADIK) Shipyard is responsible for the design, construction and system integration for the whole project. The original contract signed in 2011 is intended for the procurement of 2 units with an option for 2 more vessels. First ship of the class was launched on 3 October 2015 and the second one, TCG Sancaktar was launched on 17 July 2016. The second LST in the series is set to be delivered in October this year.
     
TCG Bayraktar LST Turkish Navy ADIK Anadolu Shipyard 1
     
The LST is a mono-hull type vessel, all steel construction, designed to meet the speed, sea keeping maneuverability and stability requirements of Turkish Naval Forces Command.

Designed to carry about 24 Main Battle Tanks, the LST comes with 2 motorised pontoons to ferry MBTs and vehicles from the LST to the beach. When not in use, the pontoons are stored on the port and starboard side of the LST's hull.
     
TCG Bayraktar LST Turkish Navy ADIK Anadolu Shipyard 2
     
Combat System, sensors and weapons:
- GENESIS combat management system.
- Thales Smart-S Mk2 radar (locally produced under liscence by Aselsan)
- LPI radar, Navrad, IRST, ESM, LWS, EOD, IFF, WAIS, WECDISS
Armament of the class consists in 2x bow mounted Oto Melara's Fast Forty 40mm, 2x Mk15 Phalanx CIWS and 2x ASELSAN STAMP 12.7mm RWS.
The vessel is also fitted with decoy launchrs and torpedo countermeasure systems.
     
TCG Bayraktar LST Turkish Navy ADIK Anadolu Shipyard 5
     
General Specifications:
Displacement : 7125 Tons
Length (LOA) : 138.75 m
Length (LWL) : 130.80 m
Beam : 19,60 m
Draught : Less than 2.0 m forward, less than 5.0 m aft at full load
Propulsion : 4 x main diesel engines 2880 kW each,
2x shafts, 2x controllable pitch propellers
1x 500 kW bow thruster
Speed (max continuous) : 18 + knots at full load displacement.

Complement:
Ship : 12 officers, 51 petty officers, 66 ratings
Joint Group Headquarters : 17 officers
Marines : 370
Ship is capable of carrying 1200 tons of mixed vehicles or cargo on vehicle and open decks at full performance.
     
TCG Bayraktar LST Turkish Navy ADIK Anadolu Shipyard 6
     
For amphibious operations:
2 Command and Control Centers
4 LCVP (each can carry 40 Marines or 8 t cargo)
Able to accomodate 1 Marine Battalion, surge available
Helo deck up to 15 t Helo
3 onload/offload gates (fore, aft, and Port side), 18 m trifold bow ramp (with fore draft less than 2 m, almost always dry landing possibility)
Up to 1.200 t cargo capacity (18 Tanks),
Inboard vehicle deck and upper deck
Bidirectional lowered Ramp for wheeled vehicles between upper and interior vehicle deck
     
TCG Bayraktar LST Turkish Navy ADIK Anadolu Shipyard 3
     
TCG Bayraktar LST Turkish Navy ADIK Anadolu Shipyard 4
     
TCG Bayraktar LST Turkish Navy ADIK Anadolu Shipyard 7
     
TCG Bayraktar LST Turkish Navy ADIK Anadolu Shipyard 8
     
TCG Bayraktar LST Turkish Navy ADIK Anadolu Shipyard 9