TCG Gelibolu Takes Part In Cutlass Express 2017
4 Feb 2017 2 Comments
Gabya class frigate F-493 TCG Gelibolu departed from Aksaz Naval Base, on 22nd January 2017 for a deployment in Gulf of Aden and adjacent seas.
Last Turkish ship to be dispatch to this region was TCG Büyükada in October 2016. According to Turkish Navy press release TCG Gelibolu will take part in Cutlass Express 2017 and AMAN 17 naval exercises and will visit Djibouti, Karachi, Muscat, Jeddah.
The frigate will also contribute to anti-piracy operations of CTF-151.