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Turkey launches 'Blue Homeland' naval drill

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(Worthy News) - Turkey has launched the largest maritime drill in the country’s history, testing its war fighting capabilities in the Black Sea, Aegean Sea, and eastern Mediterranean simultaneously.

Dubbed “Mavi Vatan,” or "the Blue Homeland," it will last between February 27 to March 8 and will see the participation of 103 military vessels and thousands of soldiers conducting operations in 462,000 square meters in three seas surrounding the country.

According to Turkey’s Anadolu news agency, the naval vessels taking part will include destroyers, frigates, corvettes, assault boats, submarines, mine hunting vessels, patrol boats and as well as 20 fighter jets, military helicopters and drones. [ Source: Jerusalem Post (Read More...) ]

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