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IDEF 2021: Turkish weapon systems debut on new Turkmenistan corvette

24th August 2021 - 12:00 GMT | by Cem Devrim Yaylalı in Istanbul


A model of Deniz Han was displayed by Dearsan at IDEF 2021. (Photo: author)

The Dearsan-designed Deniz Han is the first ship to be equipped with Aselsan's Gökdeniz CIWS, a navalised version of the Korkut tracked SP anti-aircraft gun.

Earlier in August, Turkmenistan commissioned Deniz Han the largest warship in the country's naval forces. The vessel was built in Turkmenistan by a Turkish JV between Gülsan and Dearsan Shipyard. The Central Asian country has recently acquired various new items of military equipment

Deniz Han is based on the C92 corvette design of Dearsan Shipyard.

As indicated by the name, the vessel is 91.40m long and 13.30m wide. She has a draft of 3.6m and a displacement of 600t. The hull is made from steel while the superstructure is aluminium alloy. A landing deck can support helicopters but there is no

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Cem Devrim Yaylalı


Cem Devrim Yaylalı

Cem Devrim Yaylalı was born in Paris and raised in Istanbul, where he currently lives. …

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