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USS Vella Gulf in Kuşadası

Ticonderoga class cruiser, CG-72 USS Vella Gulf arrived for a 4 day port visit in Kuşadası Turkey.

According to news reports Turkish Coast Guard provides extra security around the ship during her stay.

The commander of the ship made the inevitable courtesy visit to the Mayor of Kuşadası and exchanged presents.

USS Vella Gulf, is one of five Atlantic-based ships equipped with the Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system and is the first East Coast cruiser to deploy with the BMD system aboard. BMD will be a primary mission for the ship during its current deployment.

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