Nusret 2011 Mine Warfare Exericse

Between 20th and 30th November 2011 The Turkish Navy will host the Nusret 2011 Exercise. This is an annual exercise to hone mine hunting skills of the participants.

This years exercise area is Bay of Saros just west of the Gelibolu peninsula which is a very appropriate place for a mine warfare exercise.

The list of the participating ships is below. In addition to these forces a naval explosive ordnance disposal team, one air force C-130 Hercules aircraft and a helicopter will take in the exercise too.

Number
Name
Nation
Type
A-579 TCG Cezayirli Gazi Hasan Paşa Turkey Flagship
M-270 TCG Akçay Turkey Mine hunter
M-35 SPS Duero Spain Mine hunter
5557 ITS Numano Italy Mine hunter
M-1063 Bad Beversen Germany Mine hunter
NL-125 Osmangazi (Note-1) Turkey Mine layer
M- 9 mine warfare ships Turkey Mine hunter /sweeper
P- Fast attack craft Turkey Fast attack craft
P- Patrol vessel Turkey Patrol vessel
P- Fast attack craft Turkey Fast attack craft
P- Patrol vessel Turkey Patrol vessel
A-589 Işın (Note-1) Turkey Salvage
SG- Coast Guard Vessel Turkey Patrol Vessel
Note-1: Participation these ships are not confirmed but assumed. Bosphorus Naval News

Click here and here to read about the last year’s exercise.

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