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Turkish Navy (2024)


Current Active Inventory: 90 Fleet Units


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The following represents an overview of the modern naval fighting capabilities of the Turkish Navy (2024). The service currently counts 90 total units in its active naval inventory. This total includes frontline commissioned vessels but excludes smaller patrol vessels, auxiliary / survey ships, replenishment, and historical ceremonial types. The WDMMW review takes into account specific categories of warships covering attack, defense, and general support designs. Inventory numbers and related unit types are provided as-is and derived from publically-available information / sources. "On Order" totals found at the bottom of this article are related to any future hulls currently under procurement/construction though said hulls may not be delivered for service in the current year for various reasons.

Updated: 04/13/2023 | © www.WDMMW.org




Total Hulls: 90

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TvR
80.5
TrueValue Rating takes incorporates strengths/weaknesses matched against the highest-rated service ( USN (323.9).
Global Rank
10 /39
Global Rank as compared to national powers of WDMMW. 39 total naval services from 39 nations are tracked. View Current Ranks.
Force Concentration

Carriers: 1 units
Submarines: 12 units
Fleet Core: 72 units
Amphib Asslt: 5 units
Force Balance

AVERAGE

Fleet covers basic operating requirements by addressing primary categories.

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Hull Prefix
"TCG"
Established
1949
(75 yrs ago)
as the "Turkish Naval Forces Command"
Median Hull Age
19.6
Years
Hull Age Visualization

Unit Age Color Key




0 to 15yrs

16 to 25yrs

26 to 30yrs

>30yrs




Helicopter Carriers (1)


Hulls focused on launching, retrieval, and maintenance of mulitiple rotary-wing platforms.

OUTLOOK
POSITIVE
 
1yrs
Anatolia
L-400
Anadolu-class

Total Units: 1 (1%)


NOTES: TCG Anatolia was commissioned in April 2023 and is set to be joined by sister-ship TCG Trakya sometime in the near future.




Submarines (12)


Hulls developed for undersea/submersible operation; nuclear-powered or conventionally-powered.

OUTLOOK
POSITIVE
 
46yrs
Batiray
S-349
Atilay-class
43yrs
Yildiray
S-350
Atilay-class
40yrs
Doganay
S-351
Atilay-class
35yrs
Dolunay
S-352
Atilay-class
30yrs
Preveze
S-353
Preveze-class
29yrs
Sakarya
S-354
Preveze-class
26yrs
18 Mart
S-355
Preveze-class
25yrs
Anafartalar
S-356
Preveze-class
21yrs
Gur
S-357
Gur-class
19yrs
Canakkale
S-358
Gur-class
18yrs
Burakreis
S-359
Gur-class
17yrs
Birinci Inonu
S-360
Gur-class

Total Units: 12 (13%)


NOTES: The Atilay-class boats to be succeeded by incoming Type 214 units; Preveze-class undergoing modernization.




Frigates (16)


Hulls defined as dimensionally smaller than Destroyers, though larger than corvettes, having Blue Water capabilities.

OUTLOOK
POSITIVE
 
27yrs
Gaziantep
F-490
Gabya-class
26yrs
Giresun
F-491
Gabya-class
26yrs
Gemlik
F-492
Gabya-class
25yrs
Gelibolu
F-493
Gabya-class
25yrs
Gokceada
F-494
Gabya-class
24yrs
Gediz
F-495
Gabya-class
22yrs
Gokova
F-496
Gabya-class
21yrs
Goksu
F-497
Gabya-class
27yrs
Barbaros
F-244
Barbaros-class
27yrs
Orucreis
F-245
Barbaros-class
26yrs
Salihreis
F-246
Barbaros-class
24yrs
Kemalreis
F-247
Barbaros-class
37yrs
Yavus
F-240
Yavuz-class
36yrs
Turgutreis
F-241
Yavuz-class
36yrs
Fatih
F-242
Yavuz-class
35yrs
Yildirim
F-243
Yavuz-class

Total Units: 16 (18%)


NOTES: Yavuz-class vessels to be succeeded by new Istanbul-class guided-missile frigates; Barbaros-class have been modernized with Vertical Launch Systems (VLSs) and advanced radar.




Corvettes (10)


Hulls defined as dimensionally smaller than frigates but larger than OPVs, capable of operating independently or as part of the main fighting fleet.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
13yrs
Heybeliada
F-511
Ada-class
11yrs
Buyukada
F-512
Ada-class
6yrs
Burgazada
F-513
Ada-class
5yrs
Kinaliada
F-514
Ada-class
23yrs
Bozcaada
F-500
Burak-class
22yrs
Bodrum
F-501
Burak-class
22yrs
Bandirma
F-502
Burak-class
22yrs
Beykoz
F-503
Burak-class
22yrs
Bartin
F-504
Burak-class
22yrs
Bafra
F-505
Burak-class

Total Units: 10 (11%)


NOTES: Burak-class ships are ex-French Navy D'Estienne d'Orves-class vessels.




Mine Warfare (11)


Hulls outfitted for the purpose of mine countermeasures/countermine warfare.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
19yrs
Alanya
M-265
Aydin-class
19yrs
Amasra
M-266
Aydin-class
17yrs
Ayvalik
M-267
Aydin-class
17yrs
Akcakoca
M-268
Aydin-class
15yrs
Anamur
M-269
Aydin-class
15yrs
Akcay
M-270
Aydin-class
24yrs
Engin
M-260
Engin-class
24yrs
Engin
M-261
Engin-class
24yrs
Engin
M-262
Engin-class
24yrs
Engin
M-263
Engin-class
24yrs
Engin
M-264
Engin-class

Total Units: 11 (12%)




Offshore Patrol Vessels (35)


Hulls defined as OPVs and outfitted for the purpose of close-to-shore defense / deterrence.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
26yrs
Kilic
9 Ships
Kiliv-class
28yrs
Yildiz
2 Ships
Yildiz-class
47yrs
Dogan
4 Ships
Dogan-class
38yrs
Ruzgar
4 Ships
Ruzgar-class
12yrs
Tuzla
16 Ships
Tuzla-class

Total Units: 35 (39%)


NOTES: Dogan-class and Ruzgar-class ships with upgraded ESM; Kilic-class receiving SATCOM upgrade.




Amphibious Assault (5)


Hulls designed specifically for the support of amphibious-minded, offshore / close-to-shore operations.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
7yrs
Bayraktar
L-402
Bayraktar-class
6yrs
Sancaktar
L-403
Bayraktar-class
30yrs
Osman Gazi
NL-125
Osman Gazi-class
34yrs
Sarucabey
NL-123
Bey-class
34yrs
Karamursel
NL-124
Bey-class

Total Units: 5 (6%)




On Order (11)


Hulls set to be delivered in the current procurement year or in subsequent year(s).

Pirireis
Submarine
Murat Reis
Submarine
Seydi Ali Reis
Submarine
Aydin Reis
Submarine
Hizirreis
Submarine
Selman Reis
Submarine
Istanbul
Frigate
Izmir
Frigate
Icel
Frigate
Izmit
Frigate
Trakya
Helo Carrier

Total Units: 11


NOTES: Type 214 will succeed in-service Atilay-class units; Istanbul-class will succeed Yavuz-class frigates.


On Order Commitment: 11 Units


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