B class corvettes of the Turkish Navy at the port of İzmir
|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 x Exocet SSM; 1 x 100mm/55 gun; 2 x 20mm guns; 4 x L5 torpedoes; 1 x 375mm 6 barrel ASW A/S mortars|
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 B class are being operated by the Turkish Navy.