AB-25-class patrol craft

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TurkeyNavyAB29.jpg
TCG AB-29 (P-129)
Class overview
Builders: Istanbul Camialtı Shipyard
Operators:  Turkey  Georgia  Azerbaijan  Kazakhstan
In commission: 1969-present
Completed: 12[1]
Active: 10
General characteristics
Type: Attack boat
Displacement: 170 tons (full load)
Length: 132 ft (40 m)
Draft: 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Speed: 22 knots (41 km/h)
Complement: 3 officers, 28 enlisted
Armament: 1 or 2 Bofors 40 mm/70, 1 Oerlikon 20 mm, 2 12.7 mm MGs

The AB-25 class (Türk type) is a class of large patrol craft that was built for the Turkish Navy in the late 1960s and early 1970s. One craft was transferred to Georgia in 1998, two were transferred to Kazakhstan in 1999 and 2001, one was transferred to Azerbaijan in 2000 and the remainder are in service.

Units[edit]

  • AB-25 (P-125) - out of service in 2000
  • AB-26 (P-126) - transferred to Kazakhstan in 1999
  • AB-27 (P-127)
  • AB-28 (P-128)
  • AB-29 (P-129)
  • AB-30 (P-130) - transferred to Georgia in 1998
  • AB-31 (P-131)
  • AB-32 (P-132) - transferred to Kazakhstan in 2001
  • AB-33 (P-133) - out of service in 2002
  • AB-34 (P-134) - transferred to Azerbaijan in 2000
  • AB-35 (P-135)
  • AB-36 (P-136)

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