Displacement: 2300 tons, full load
Dimensions: 99 x 14.4 x 3.75 metres
Speed, Range: 15 knots economical, 29+ knots maximum, 3500 miles at 15 knots.
Guns: 1 x 76mm, 2 x 12,7mm
8 x Harpoon SSM;
Mk-144 Guided Missile Launcher: 21 x RAM SAM
Torpedoes: 2 x 324 mm Mk 32 triple launcher for Mk 46 Mod 5; anti-submarine torpedoes.
Helicopters: 1 x S-70-B2 Seahawk
Radars: SMART-S Mk2 3D air/surface search; Sting fire control; ALPER navigation
Other: ASELFLIR 300D, ARES-2N ESM system
Comments: MİLGEM is the first indigenous ship building project staged in Turkey. Turkish Navy is responsible for the initial design and for the determining technical specification of the weapon, sensor, machinery and other sub systems. UDI is responsible of purchasing these systems.
The missions of MİLGEM class are showing the flag, search/rescue, patrol, observation and anti submarine warfare.
The sonar of MİLGEM class is being produced in Turkey. The 12,7mm machine guns on the aft are mounted of ASELSAN build STAMP (Stabilized Machine Gun Platform) and they are controlled remotely.
The keel of the first ships TCG Heybeliada was laid on 26th July 2005 in Istanbul Naval Ship Yard and she was launched on 27 September 2008. The sea trials for the first ship started in October 2010.
The second ship, TCG Büyükada was launched on 27th September 2011 and on the same day TCGHeybeliada was commissioned. On 27 September 2013, TCG Büyükada was commissioned into Turkish Navy and the keel for the third ship F-513 TCG Burgazada was laid.
Length (OA): 99,50 m / Breadth (moulded): 14,40 m: Draught (design): 3.59 m / Draught (scantling): 3,78 m / DWT: 2300 t.
Main Engine: 1 gas turbine (LM2500) & 2 diesels (MTU 16V595TE90) / Propeller | Propulsion: Controllable Pitch Propeller, 2 x Escher-Wyss /
Diesel Generator: ISBIR, 4 x 588 kW
Max Speed: 29 kn / Economical Speed: 15 kn / Endurance: 3500 nm at 15 kn
93 including aviation officers, with accommodation for up to 106 / Helicopter deck for landing and take off of helicopters up to 1 x 10 ton
Combat Management System: G-MSYS (Genesis)
Search radar: SMART-S Mk2
Weapon control: STING EO Mk2
Sonar: TBT-01 Yakamoz
Communication: SatCom, GPS, LAN, ECDIS/WECDIS, Link 11/16
Navigation: ECPINS-W, ALPER LPI
IPMS: UniMACS 3000
Others: X-Band radar, Fire Control Radar