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>TCG Gökova will join CTF-151

>TCG Gökova sailed from Gölcük Naval Base on 27th September 2009, to Gulf of Aden. She will join CTF-151 and will replace TCG Gaziantep which is in the region since July 2009.

TCG Gökova was in the region as part of SNMG-2 between 16th October and 12th December 2008.

Turkish Navy prefers to send Oliver Hazard Perry also known as G class frigates to fight piracy off Somalia. The fuel efficiency of these ships is an important criteria for such missions.

TCG Gökova will remain in Gulf of Aden till February 2010.

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2 Responses to >TCG Gökova will join CTF-151

  1. Izabela says:

    >Can you help me to find some more infos and pics about this ship on this particular mission, please? I don't know Turkish very well.

  2. Saturn 5 says:

    >Hi İzabela,you can check the following offical pages:F-495 TCG Gedizand F-490 TCG Gaziantepboth are in Turkish but możesz użyć Google Translation.

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