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Doğan class


P-342 Tayfun
Class overview
Name: Doğan class
Operators:  Turkish Navy
In commission: 1977–
Completed: 4
Active: 4
General characteristics
Type: Fast Attack Craft / Missile boat
Displacement: 436 long tons (443 t)
Length: 58.1 m (190 ft 7 in)
Beam: 7.62 m (25 ft 0 in)
Draught: 2.74 m (9 ft 0 in)
Propulsion: 4 × MTU diesel engines
12,000 hp (8,948 kW)
4 shafts
Speed: 38 knots (70 km/h; 44 mph)
Range: 1,050 nmi (1,940 km; 1,210 mi) at 30 kn (56 km/h; 35 mph)
Complement: 40
Sensors and
processing systems:
WM 28/41 fire control radar
LIOD Mk.2 fire control radar
Decca 1226 navigation radar
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
2 decoy RL
SUSIE-1 intercept
Armament: • 8 × Harpoon SSM
• 1 × Oto Melara 76 mm (3 in) gun
• 1 × dual 35 mm (1.4 in) AA gun
• 2 × 7.62 mm caliber machine guns

The Doğan Class is one of the Fast Attack Craft / Missile Boat classes of the Turkish Navy.

Designed by Lürssen Werft in Germany, these ships are almost identical with the Yıldız and Rüzgar classes, having the same hull, machinery and weapons. They were fitted with LIOD Mk.2 electro-optical fire control and TACTICOS command control systems during their mid-life modernization program.

TCG Doğan was built in Germany, other ships of the class were built in Turkey.

List of boats

Pennant
number
Name Launched Commissioned
P-340 Doğan 16 June 1976 23 December 1977
P-341 Marti 28 July 1977 1 August 1978
P-342 Tayfun 19 July 1979 10 July 1980
P-343 Volkan 11 August 1980 12 May 1981

See also

External links

  • Official Turkish Navy site
  • Turkish Navy Doğan class patrol craft
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