Foreign Warship On Bosphorus in 2016 (Part 7)

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Buyan-M class corvette Zeleny Dol made her first passage through Istanbul. Photo: Alper Böler.

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Natya class mine sweeper Kovrovets making her southbound passage. Photo: Alper Böler.

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Russian Ropucha class landing ship Yamal heading to Syria. Turkish Coast Guard vessel TCSG-303 escorts. Photo: Yörük Işık

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Russian auxiliary cargo ship Dvinitsa-50 returning to the Black Sea. Photo: Serhat Güvenç.

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Russian Ropucha class landing ship Alexander Otrakovski returns from Syria. Photo: Alper Böler.

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Russian Ropucha class landing ship Minsk is heading to the Mediterranean. Photo: Alper Böler.

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Russian Ropucha class landing ship Azov is heading to the Mediterranean. Photo: Alper Böler

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Landing ships Minsk (left) and Azov departing Istanbul Strait as they are making their southbound journey. Photo: Zeynep Öztop Yaylalı

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Spanish mine hunter ESPS Tambre making her northbound passage through Istanbul Strait.

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Bulgarian mine sweeper BGS Shkval making her northbound passage through Istanbul Strait.

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Turkish mine hunter TCG Edremit heading to the Black Sea.

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TCG Cezayirli Gazi Hasan Paşa, the flagship of the NATO SNMCMG-2 leading the task force and sailing to the Black Sea.

The northbound passage of the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 provided a change from the usual Russian landing ships. The task force made her northbound passage as well as Russian auxiliary cargo ship Dvinitsa-50 and Alexander Otrakovski. On the other hand, Azov, Minsk and Yamal made their southbound passage through Turkish Straits.

The list of the foreign warships passed through Istanbul Strait is here.

2 Responses to Foreign Warship On Bosphorus in 2016 (Part 7)

  1. Alex says:

    BTW, “Zeneny Dol” carries cruise missiles (Kalibr class). This is the first occasion for the current Russian operation in Syria not counting the long range attacks from the Caspian Sea from similar ships.

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