Burak-class corvette

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Class overview
Operators:  Turkish Navy
Active: 6
General characteristics
Displacement: 1,325 tonnes
Length: 80.52 m (264 ft 2 in)
Beam: 10.2 m (33 ft 6 in)
Draft: 3.42 m (11 ft 3 in)
Propulsion: 2 × SEMT-Pielstick 12PC2V400 diesels, 12,000 hp (8.95 MW)
Speed: 23 knots (43 km/h)
Range: 4,500 nmi (8,300 km) at 15 kn (28 km/h)
Complement: 7 Officers, 83 P/O and enlisted
Armament: 4 × Exocet SSM; 1 × 100mm/55 gun; 2 × 20mm guns; 4 × L5 torpedoes; 1 × 375mm 6 barrel ASW A/S mortars

Burak-class corvette (Turkish: Burak sınıfı korvet), aka B-class corvette, is a warship class of the Turkish Navy, all ex-D'Estienne d'Orves class A69 type Aviso corvettes, mainly designed for coastal anti-submarine defense and ocean escort missions. Their robust design and economical propulsion system allows them to be used for distant overseas operations.

A total of six ships under the Burak-class are being operated by the Turkish Navy and will be phased out with introduction of Ada-class corvettes.

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