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     F-490 Gaziantep      

Photo byAugust 2007. The Mediterranean Sea. Photo by A. Andreev.

Country: Turkey.
Class, [Type]: O. H. Perry, [FFG].
Homeport: Aksaz.

Callsign: TBOE ( Tango Bravo Oscar Echo )

Builder: Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, USA.
Laid down: 30 September 1979.
Launch date: 16 February 1980.
Commission date: 21 March 1981.
Recommission date: 24 July 1998.

Displacement ( tons ): 2750 standard, 3600 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 138 x 13,5 x 4,5.
Main machinery: 2 x GE LM 250 gas turbines ( 41000 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 29.
Range ( miles ): 4500 at 20 knots.
Complement: 206 ( 13 officers ).

Guns: 1 x 1 76mm OTO Melara, 1 x 6 20mm GE/GD Vulcan Phalanx Mk15, 2 x 12,7mm.
Missiles: 1 x 1 Mk13 launcher for: SSM: 4 x Harpoon; SAM: 36 x Standard SM-1MR.
Torpedoes: 2 x 3 324mm Mk32 ( 24 x Mk46 Mod5 torpedoes ).

Radars: Air search: AN/SPS-49; Surface search: AN/SPS-55; Fire control: STIR, WM-28; TACAN: AN/URN-25.
Sonars: AN/SQS-56.
Countermeasures: Decoys: 2 x 6 Mk36 SRBOC, AN/SLQ-25 Nixie; ESM/ECM: AN/SLQ-32.
Helicopters: 1 x SH-70 Sea Hawk.
Comment: Ex - US NAVY ship Clifton Sprague ( FFG-16 ).

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Additional photo Magnify image   April 2009. The Sevastopol. Photo by A. Andreev.


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