Amphibious Assault Crafts (LCT type), whose main duty is Amphibious Warfare. They are fast, manoeuvrable ships which are able to land military units onto beaches for a naval borne invasion. LCT’s alongside of transporting amphibious units, armoured vehicles and tanks can also help in natural disasters, humanitarian crises and evacuation missions.
|Range||400 nautical miles|
|Propulsion||2 x 2.320 kW diesel generators|
|Complement||21 officers and recruits|
|Armament||2 x 25mm Aselsan’s STOP
2 x 12.7mm Machine Guns
|Capacity||: 420 tonnes (260 amphibious personnel / 3 Tanks / 12 ZPT/ZMA / 18 UNIMOG / 30 Jeep / 2 Trucks) 2 x 2.320 kW diesel generators|
The last of the 8 ships, the Ç-158, entered full service in August 28, 2012. The complete 8-ship LCT Program was worth 94.5 Million and was undertaken by the SSM and the ANADOLU Naval Shipyard.