Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1985
Total Production: 19
Origin: Turkey
Parent System: C140
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1985
Total Production: 19
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Description: The C140 is a class of small landing craft designed and built by Turkey between the mid-1980s and the mid-1990s for its Navy. These vessels have been designed to deliver up to six M48 main battle tanks (or alternatively five M60/Leopard 1) or 100 fully equipped marines onto enemy shores. The 600-ton C140 craft propulsion system features three diesel engines developing 900-hp and a top speed of 10 knots. The weapon options available for this class are two 20mm guns and two 12.7mm machine guns. The Turkish Navy commissioned 19-20 C140 landing crafts between 1985 and 1994.

C140 Specifications

Crew: 5
Enlisted: 4
Number of Engines: 3
Officers: 1
Troops: 100
Beam: 11.5 meter (37.7 foot)
Draft: 3.20 meter (10.5 foot)
Length: 57 meter (185 foot)
Main Gun Caliber: 20 millimeter
Total Combined Power: 900 hp (671 kW)
Top Speed: 10 knot (18.5 kph)
Full Displacement: 600 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

Operators & Related Equipment


Grand Total 191
Armored Vehicles
Leopard 1x5

C140 Ship Listing

SerialNameStatusLaunch DateCommissionDecommission
C140 -1985-
C141 -1985-
C142 -1986-
C143 -1986-
C144 -1986-
C145 -1990-
C146 -1990-
C147 -1990-
C148 -1991-
C149 -1991-
C150 -1992-
C151 -1992-
C152 -1992-
C153 -1993-
C154 -1993-
C155 -1993-
C156 -1994-
C157 -1994-
C158 -1994-

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