Beyaz Fırtına Naval Exercise Has Started
20 May 2014 5 Comments
The naval exercise Beyaz Fırtına 2014 has kicked off today.
The exercise area incorporates Marmara Sea, Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean and will end on 1 July 2014.
During these 13 days following units will take part in the exercise:
From Turkish Navy:
- 53 warships of various types and classes
- 4 maritime patrol planes
- 13 ASW helicopters
From Turkish Air Force:
- 8 combat airplanes
- 1 target towing plane
From Turkish Coast Guard:
- 17 vessels of various types and classes
- 4 helicopters
From Turkish National Intelligence Organisation:
- 1 intelligence aircraft
According to Turkish Navy website live missile and torpedo firings will be executed against target ships.