Aselsan and Havelsan Team up for Turkish LPD

A contract on combat-electronic systems to be integrated on the Landing Platform Dock (LPD) was signed between the Aselsan - Havelsan Business Partnership and Sedef Shipyard.

Date: Issue 63 - September 2015

On behalf of the Sedef Shipyard the Member of the Board Mr. Orkun Kalkavan and Defence Industry Projects Director Mr. Osman N.Yurtsever, on behalf of Aselsan the Vice Chairman of the Board Mr. Murat Üçüncü and General Manager Mr. Faik Eken and on behalf of Havelsan Chairman of the Board Mr. Yüksel Öztekin and Former General Manager  signed the contract.

Sedef Shipyard will build a Landing Platform Dock for the Naval Forces Command. Through the LPD Project, the Naval Forces Command will have a vessel that is capable of deploying a force at the minimum size of a troop to a crisis region with its own logistical support and without requiring the support of a main base in the Aegean, Mediterranean and Black Sea.