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STM, which has broken new grounds in the production of military naval platforms in Türkiye, has launched production of the STM500 submarine – designed by Turkish engineers – with the test production of the pressure hull. Under the auspices of the Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB), STM Savunma Teknolojileri ve Mühendislik A.Ş. – a leading actor in Turkey's defence industry initiative – has taken a historic step in Türkiye's national submarine production effort to "develop the necessary industrial infrastructure for the design and construction of military submarines with national resources".

According to information published by the Indian government on June 24, 2022, Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) was successfully flight-tested by the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Navy from an Indian Naval Ship at the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Odisha.

According to information published by the U.S. government on June 24, 2022, the U.S. DoD announces the authorization of a Presidential Drawdown of security assistance valued at up to $450 million to meet critical needs for Ukraine’s fight. Capabilities in this package include 18 coastal and riverine patrol boats, which could be Mark VI.

According to information published by the Chinese MoD on June 24, 2022, the Chinese Type 056A corvettes Bazhong (Hull No. 625) and Enshi (Hull No. 627) carried out a joint patrol with two Vietnamese naval ships together in the waters of the Beibu Gulf. The two navies also held a joint search and rescue exercise in the Beibu Gulf.

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