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Turkey Starts Naval Drill in the Aegean, East Med Until June 6

  • Operation Sea Wolf 2021 aims to test the management, efficiency, judgment, foresight, and decision-making abilities of the naval forces.
  • It will also measure the capabilities of coordination with air and land forces and public institutions.
  • A total of 10 public institutions and the Turkish Red Crescent are part of the exercise.
  • About 25,500 personnel, 132 ships, 10 submarines, 43 aircraft, 28 helicopters, and 14 unmanned aerial vehicles will be on the field for surface warfare, submarine defense warfare, electronic warfare, and rescuing personnel scenarios.
  • In the final phase of the drill, 83 ships will visit 22 ports in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean.
  • The Turkish navy carried out a similar drill, Blue Motherland, in March 2019.
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