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Turkey starts its largest military exercise Sea Wolf 2019


Turkey’s largest military exercise Sea Wolf (Denizkurdu) began on May 13.


Turkey began its largets military exercise Sea Wolf 2019 A helicopter lands on a frigate deck during 'Blue Homeland 2019' naval drill in Antalya, Turkey (2019)(Picture source: AA)


The exercise, supervised by the Turkish navy, will run through May 25 in the eastern Mediterranean, Aegean and Black Sea with 131 warships, 57 warplanes and 33 helicopters.

Turkish Naval Forces will carry out the strategic and operational exercise with scenarios similar to crisis-tension situations and wartime.

Domestic and national weapon systems including high-speed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Simsek and anti-surface defence boat Albatros will take part in the drills. High-level submarines, frigates, naval artilleries, armed UAVs, as well as search and rescue units will also participate.