LST - Landing Ship Tank 140

LST - Landing Ship Tank 140

LST, with her armament and sophisticated Command and Control system, has an effective defense capability against surface, underwater and air threats during the sea transition phase and neutralizes the targets on the shore while approaching to beach. Amphibious operations module inside GENESIS combat management system performs the planning, execution and control of all phases of the amphibious operations effectively at the command center of the amphibious task group located next to the ship combat information center

  • It can provide effective support in amphibious operations or humanitarian activities for various purposes such as field hospitals with fully equipped hospital, additional accommodation quarters mobile kitchens by means of specially equipped containers to be installed on open and closed transport decks.
  • It can serve in a Nuclear, Biological and Chemical warfare environment. Which built and designed by ANADOLU Shipyard for Turkish Navy. Two of them are in service of Turkish Navy since 2017 successfully.


Primary Missions
  • LST is capable of carrying out various functions within Amphibious Operation such as transportation of troops and vehicles, Command&Control of Combined Joint Task Force
  • Secondary Missions
  • During Peace time, LST provides humanitarian aid to disaster area
  • General Specifications

    General Information
    Length : 138,8
    Beam max : 19,6 m
    Depth : 12,5 m
    Draught : Forward <1,9 m Aft <5,0 m
    Displacement : 7.550 tonnes
    Speed : 18+ / 15 knots
    Range : 5.000 nm
    Endurance : 10 Days with Marine unit/30 Days Crew only
    Crew : 129 Crew Members
    Experts : 370 Embarked Marines

    Technology & Combat Systems

    Propulsion & Energy Systems
    Propulsion : Diesel Engines+Gear box+Shaft+CPP
    Engines : 4 Diesel Engines
    Power : 4 x 2.880 kW
    Nautical Eqp : Navigation Radar, 2xFiber Optic INS, WECDIS, DGPS, Echo Sounder, EM Log,
Ship Data Distribution System, Meteorological sensors
    Weapon & Sensor Suite
    Weapons : 2x40 mm Gun, 2x12.7 mm STAMP, 2xPHALANX, CHAFF/IR Decoy, Torpedo Countermeasure System
    Sensors : 3D Surveillance Radar, LPI Radar, 2xE/O Sensor, IRST, LWS, ESM, IFF, WAIS
    Communication : HF, UHF and VHF Military Communications, SATCOM, SART, EPIRB, Military Link System, CCTV

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