Maritime Patrol Aircrafts in Service

6 Maritime Patrol Aircrafts and 1 Ground System (Mobile and Fixed Ground Stations and Task Planning, Analysis and Support Cent

Date: Issue 53 - May 2014

Commander of the Turkish Naval Forces Admiral Bülent Bostanoğlu, Commander of the Fleet Vice-Admiral Veysel Kösele, Undersecretary for Defence Industries Prof. İsmail  Demir, Head of Fixed-Wing Platforms Department at the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) Murat Ceran, Governor Ercan Topaca, Metropolitan Municipality Mayor İbrahim Karaosmanoğlu and a great number of civil and military representatives participated in the ceremony hosted by Commander of the Maritime Air Rear Admiral Hakan Üstem held at Cengiz Topel Naval Airbase.

6 ATR-72-600 within the scope of Meltem-III program will enter into the inventory by 2017