>Deniz Kurdu 2009 Naval Exercise Part-2

>Okey, the distinguished observer day of the Deniz Kurdu 2009 naval exercise was not yesterday but today.

And according to news and photos it was a day of full of action.

For interesting videos of the exercise click here and here. These are courtesy of http://trsavunma.com.

Of the 11 frigates, 14 fast attack craft, 8 submarines, 3 corvettes and 14 auxiliaries, I was able to confirm the following vessels:

S-358 TCG Çanakkale
S-355 TCG Onsekizmart
F-241 TCG Turgutreis
F-242 TCG Fatih
F-244 TCG Barbaros
F-246 TCG Salihreis
F-247 TCG Kemalreis
F-253 TCG Zafer
F-490 TCG Gaziantep
F-492 TCG Gemlik
F-504 TCG Bartın
P-334 TCG Meltem
A-595 TCG Yarbay Kudret Güngör

The decommissioned water tanker ex-Eceabat was used as a target. She was taken out of servise in 2006. First she was hit by helicopter launched Hellfire missile. Later she was bombarded by guns and eventually sunk.

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