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Sea Wolf military exercise kicks off in Turkey

Turkey's largest operational exercise to be held in the Mediterranean, Aegean and the Black Sea.
13.05.2019 - 10:16

Turkey’s largest military exercise Sea Wolf (Denizkurdu) 2019 kicked off on Monday.

TURKEY'S MILITARY EXERCISE KICKS OFF

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, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement.

Sea Wolf military exercise kicks off in Turkey WATCH

Turkish Naval Forces will carry out 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 defense boat Albatros will hold drills.

High level submarines, frigates, naval artilleries, armed UAVs, as well as search and rescue units will also participate.