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TCG Anadolu
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Name: TCG Anadolu
Ordered: 1 June 2015
Builder: SEDEF
Laid down: May 2016
Launched: Expected launch in year 2021
Identification: Pennant number: L-408
Status: Under Construction as of 2016
General characteristics
Class & type: ANADOLU class amphibious assault ship Aircraft Carrier
Length: 232 m (761 ft)
Beam: 32 m (105 ft)
Draught: 6.9 m (23 ft)
Propulsion: 5 x 8000KW Man Diesel Generators, 2 × 11 MW Siemens SiPOD , 2 x 1500 KW Bow Thruster
Speed: 21 knots (39 km/h; 24 mph)
Range: 9,000 nautical miles (17,000 km; 10,000 mi) at 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph)
Complement: 4 x LCM or 2 x LCAC
Sensors and
processing systems:
GENESIS ADVENT Combat Management System, IRST, IFF, TDL, VMF, SATCOM, LWR, DDS, Torpedo Defense System
Armament: 5 × STOP, 2 x Phalanx CIWS, 1x RAM
Aircraft carried: T129, CH-47F Chinook, Seahawk, UAV[1]
Notes: Ship will have ability to sustain and operate F-35B.[2]

TCG Anadolu is a planned amphibious assault ship of the Turkish navy. It is to be named after the region of Anatolia (Anadolu in Turkish), which forms the core of Turkey. The construction is taking place at Sedef Shipbuilding Inc. in Istanbul and is expected to be completed in 2021.

The Sedef–Navantia consortium won the tender for the LPD/LHD Strategic Projection Vessel project and TCG Anadolu will use the same design as that of the Spanish ship Juan Carlos I. All of the ship's weapons system will be procured by Turkish firms Havelsan and ASELSAN.[3][4][5][6][7][8]

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