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Turkish Navy Converts Vessels into Training Ships
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

Turkish Navy Converts Vessels into Training Ships

The Turkish Navy converted some of its vessels into test and training ships, which coincides with the decision to support Somalia’s Navy.

A New Initiative From Turkiye to Africa: Somalia EEZ
Analysis

A New Initiative From Turkiye to Africa: Somalia EEZ

The Agreement signed between Mogadishu and Ankara puts Turkiye in a new position in world politics that benefits its host country.

Turkish-Egyptian Relations Brings New Terms in the EEZ
Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Turkish-Egyptian Relations Brings New Terms in the EEZ

Turkiye’s relations with Egypt improves. The new relations create room for new developments concerning the 28th Meridian and the EEZ at the Mediterranean Sea.

North Korea Launches a Medium-Range Ballistic Missile
Weapon / Missile

North Korea Launches a Medium-Range Ballistic Missile

North Korea launched a ballistic missile, and according to the Japanese Coast Guard, the missile likely fell outside Japan’s exclusive economic zone.

ARES Shipyard unveils Ares 32 PREDATOR & DAGGER
Navy / Maritime

ARES Shipyard unveils Ares 32 PREDATOR & DAGGER

ARES Shipyard has revealed a new generation interceptor solution to change the perceptions of interception in the naval operations theatre. The new 32-metre interceptors have over 45 knots of speed and very high manoeuvring capabilities for fast interception. The craft can undergo at hit and run missions up to Sea State-6 conditions. With a range of 2.000 nautical miles, the vessels have an operational coverage of more than Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ), challenging the existing fast attack craft solutions in the inventories of navies and coastal security institutions.

Turkiye and Libya Signed Hydrocarbon Agreement
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Turkiye and Libya Signed Hydrocarbon Agreement

Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu stated that a memorandum of understanding was signed between Turkiye and Libya in the field of hydrocarbons during his visit to Libya.

US Congress Tries to Restrict F-16 Sales to Turkiye
Air Bilateral Relations

US Congress Tries to Restrict F-16 Sales to Turkiye

A Congressional committee in the United States approved an amendment prohibiting selling the F-16s or modernization kits to Turkiye.

Biggest Navy Drill ever Begins
Navy / Maritime

Biggest Navy Drill ever Begins

Turkish Navy to conduct the biggest naval exercise in Eagan and Mediterranean Seas.

Egypt and Turkey Conclude Talks On Regional Issues
Bilateral Relations

Egypt and Turkey Conclude Talks On Regional Issues

Egyptian and Turkish officials met Wednesday to reset ties between the two regional powers after years of hostility. Meetings aim to end a confrontation between the two U.S. allies in Libya, where they back opposing the conflict. A joint statement described the talks as “frank and in-depth” and dealt with bilateral relations and several regional issues, particularly the situations in Libya, Syria, Iraq, and “the need to achieve peace and security in the Eastern Mediterranean region.”

Libya and Egypt to Launch a Maritime Line
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Libya and Egypt to Launch a Maritime Line

Two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding in energy, communication and labour fields. Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly landed at Tripoli’s Mitiga International Airport with 11 ministers today to discuss cooperation between the two countries.

Ares' FPB Near Serial Production
Navy / Maritime Homeland Security

Ares' FPB Near Serial Production

The first Fast Patrol Boat of the "World's Largest Serial Shipbuilding Program" consisting of 122 vessels has been launched.

Second Meltem-3 at Blue Homeland
Navy / Maritime Air Modernisation

Second Meltem-3 at Blue Homeland

The second P-72 Maritime Patrol Aircraft was delivered to the naval forces within the scope of the P-72 MELTEM-3 Project.

An Olive Branch to Egypt, Velvet Glove to Greece
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

An Olive Branch to Egypt, Velvet Glove to Greece

Defence Minister Hulusi Akar attended the Blue Homeland 2021 Exercise at the Aegean Sea. Akar spoke about developing relations with Egypt and warned Greece.

Singapore’s Navy Tests Unmanned Vessels
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

Singapore’s Navy Tests Unmanned Vessels

Singapore Navy (RSN) tests unmanned surface vessels with an AI-driven navigation algorithm that could be used for maritime security operations.