Deniz Kurdu 2013 Naval Exercise Has Started

The largest annual exercise of the Turkish Navy Deniz Kurdu has started on 20 May 2013. Vice Admiral Bülent Bostanoğlu, Commander of the Fleet is in charge of the exercise.

The participating ships left their port in Gölcük, Foça and Aksaz. The exercise will be conducted in the Marmara, the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean. 

According to Akşam newspaper F-243 TCG Yıldırım, F-244 TCG BarbarosF-246 TCG Salihreis and F-511 TCG Heybeliada are taking part in the exercise.

The exercise will end on 3 June 2013.  Click here for the official announcement.

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