Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Turkey has today launched the first warship built in the country, the Sabah newspaper reported. The ship was built under the project providing for expansion of the shipbuilding industry adopted in 2004.
TCG Heybeliada (F-511) entered navy service on 27 September 2011Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended the ceremony. He underscored the importance of this project, which will help to develop the military sphere in Turkey.