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  • 10 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Turkish Navy-hosted exercise Mavi Balina concluded on October 9, after a week of evolutions in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Mavi Balina consisted of a port phase which started September 27 and transitioned to the at-sea portion on September 30. The biannual anti-submarine warfare exercise also included air defense and gunnery exercises. In addition to […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won an order to supply propulsion equipment for three new ships commissioned by the Turkish Navy. Istanbul Shipyard will design and build one Submarine Rescue Mother Ship (MOSHIP) and two Rescue and Towing Ships at their yard in Tuzla. Rolls-Royce will supply tunnel thrusters and retractable thrusters for […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Dogu Akdeniz, an annual Turkish-led naval training exercise, began Nov. 4. USS Stout (DDG 55) was invited to participate in this year’s exercise, hosted by Commander, Turkish Fleet, with forces from the Turkish coast guard, Turkish air force and ships from Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2). Led by the Turkish navy Dogu Akdeniz is […]

  • 22 July 2020

    Rear Admiral Ishimaki of the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) handed over Command of Combined Task Force 151 (CTF 151) to Rear Admiral Inanir of the Turkish Navy in a virtual ceremony on July 21.

  • 9 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Eight U.S. Navy Sailors got the opportunity to visit two Turkish navy ships while Turkish navy officers toured amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) during an exchange of personnel to increase knowledge and cooperation between naval forces throughout the region.   The Turkish navy ships, frigates TCG Gediz (F 495) and TCG […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) will provide the Turkish Navy with OSI’s world leading Warship Navigation System, which includes ECPINS-W software.   These systems will be installed on two Landing Ship Tanks and two Rescue and Towing Ships for submarines. OSI has previously delivered systems to the Turkish Navy MILGEM Corvette program. [mappress] Press Release, August 15, 2014; Image: […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) participated in a bilateral underway engagement with the Turkish Navy in the Black Sea, April 12 and 13, 2015. During the first part of the event, Jason Dunham and the Turkish frigate TCG Turgutreis, conducted joint maneuvers, a mutual detection exercise and practiced establishing communications […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Industry news

    Thales announces the delivery of the final standard for the maritime patrol aircraft to Turkey as part of the MELTEM II programme, for which Thales is the prime contractor.   To this day, five of the six aircraft have been delivered to this standard, with the sixth set for delivery before the summer. This follows […]

  • 26 September 2011
    Industry news

      Turkey’s first major domestically made warship, the TCG Heybeliada, will be formally delivered to the Turkish Navy on Tuesday. (hurriyetdailynews) [mappress] Source: hurriyetdailynews, September 26, 2011

  • 13 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Turkish Navy will be receiving a new replenishment vessel under a contract announced by Turkey’s Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) on July 12. The vessel will be built by Sefine Shipyard with design and engineering services provided by Istanbul-based SEFT Ship Design. Financial details of the contract were not revealed. According to the shipbuilder, […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Industry news

    Eight vessels of Landing Craft Tank (LCT) project of ANADOLU Shipyard, awarded to the Shipyard back in December 2008 and which officially started after contract negotiations on July 28th 2009, took another important step on March 9th 2013, when the first LCT, namely TCG Ç-151, was delivered to Turkish Navy after 12 months of warranty […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Raytheon Company will serve as weapons integrator for Italian aircraft manufacturer Alenia Aermacchi, providing 31 months of engineering services support for integration of MK 54 and MK 46 torpedoes onto the Alenia Aermacchi ATR-72-600ASW maritime patrol aircraft.   Raytheon received a $5.7 million contract to support Alenia Aermacchi’s test, integration and qualification for the external […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The German frigate FGS Hamburg, SNMG2 flagship, sailed into the Turkish navy base Aksaz two weeks ago to train with the Turkish Navy. Shortly thereafter, the joint at-sea training with the Turkish Navy’s frigate TCG Gaziantep commenced. After participating in the NATO’s exercise Trident Juncture in October and November, the FGS Hamburg sailed through the […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Turkish Navy Frigate TCG GEDIZ (F-495) joined NATO’s counter piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD. The ship will conduct regular counter piracy patrols in Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean and provide support to NATO’s regional capacity building efforts in order to enhance interoperability and cooperation between the nations in the area. The ship will also […]

  • 5 September 2016

    The Bosphorus Strait in Turkey which connects the Mediterranean with the Black Sea has been closed to traffic after a Turkish Navy ship experienced a breakdown today. According to information provided by the Wilhelmsen Ship Agency, Turkish Navy tender TCG Cezayirli Gazi Hasan Pasa broke down while transiting the Bosphorus Strait causing a closure of the shipping lane to traffic […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Turkish Navy Ay-class submarine sank a decommissioned navy vessel in the country’s second known sinking exercise (SINKEX) of 2018. The exercise took place last week in the Black Sea and follows a SINKEX which took place in June when Type 209/1200 submarine TCG Yildiray launched a wire-guided torpedo to sink a decommissioned navy tanker. The navy […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    A steel-cutting ceremony for the first MILGEM ship for the Pakistan Navy was held on the same day.

  • 20 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    A former US Navy submarine rescue ship has concluded over seven decades of service with two navies. Decommissioned by the Turkish Navy in a ceremony on November 16, TCG Akin started life as USS Greenlet, joining the US Navy as a submarine rescue ship in May 1943. After 27 years of service, USS Greenlet was […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Turkish Navy commissioned the lead ship of a new class of landing ships, TCG Bayraktar, on April 14, Turkish minister of defense tweeted. This was first reported by Turkish Bosphorus Naval News who noted that the ship will remain under the shipyard’s warranty for 12 months. After the 12-month period, TCG Bayraktar will become responsibility of […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The submarines are currently undergoing a mid-life overhaul.

  • 31 August 2015

    On 27 August 2015 command of Combined Task Force 151 (CTF 151) passed from the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force under the command of Rear Admiral Hiroshi Ito to Captain Ayhan Bay of the Turkish Navy, who was promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral on 30 August. The handover marked the completion of Japan’s first […]

  • 12 March 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Turkish Navy maintains a large fleet of medium sized landing vessels. There are 25 LCT’s and 16 LCM’s according to Jane’s fighting Ships in the inventory of Turkish Navy. The newest of these vessels is more than 20 years old and their top speed is around 8,5 knots. In 2007, Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (UDI), submitted […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    A fire broke out aboard the Turkish Navy’s future landing helicopter dock (LHD) Anadolu at a shipyard in Tuzla, Istanbul, on April 30. Fire aboard the ship, which is being constructed by shipbuilder Sedef for the Turkish Navy, was contained by shipyard workers and firefighters. No injuries or fatalities were reported in the incident, according […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Oceanworks International is providing three Submarine Emergency Ventilation and Decompression Systems (SEVDS) consisting of Hose, LARS and control systems to Istanbul Shipyard for installation on the three specialist vessels they are building for the Turkish Navy.   The delivery of the SEVDS is slated for late 2014. The primary role of the SEVDS is to provide fresh breathing air to survivors of a […]

  • 1 June 2012
    Industry news

    ANADOLU Shipyard has successfully delivered to Turkish Naval Forces Command TCG Ç-155, the fifth of 8 envisaged vessels stipulated by the three- year- long Landing Craft Tank (LCT) project. The hand-over ceremony of TCG Ç-155 was held today and it was attended by Captain Enis Perçin, Planning, Design & Estimation Director of İstanbul Navy Shipyard. […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) participated in a bilateral underway engagement, PASSEX, with ships from the Turkish Navy in the Black Sea, Feb. 21, 2015. Cmdr. James Quaresimo, USS Cole (DDG 67) commanding officer, said: This is the fourth exercise we’ve been able to perform in the Black Sea with our […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Industry news

    Landing Craft Tank (LCT) project of ANADOLU Shipyard, comprising eight vessels,  which was awarded to the Shipyard back in December 2008 and which officially started after contract negotiations on July 28th 2009, took another important step on March 9th 2013, when the first LCT, namely TCG Ç-151, was delivered to Turkish Navy after 12 months […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A video released by the Turkish Navy shows a retired Turkish frigate, which was formerly a U.S. Navy ship, being sunk by a torpedo during the exercise Beyaz Fırtına (White Storm) held in May 2016. The video covers the entire exercise spectrum but the moment which shows a Turkish submarine submerging to deploy the torpedo begins at 01:00. […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Saturday that Turkey would produce its own aircraft carrier “soon”. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Istanbul Naval Shipyard, Erdogan commented that Turkey would face no obstacles in constructing an aircraft carrier domestically as the nation’s defense industry has grown more and more independent from foreign technology and imports. The president […]