The Fifth Fast Patrol Boat Begins Active Duty

Date: Issue 94 - September 2019

The fifth boat was delivered to the Naval Forces within the scope of the Fast Patrol Boat Project built by Yonca Onuk Shipyard. The fifth boat was delivered within the scope of the 8 Fast Patrol Boat contract signed between the Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB) and Yonca Onuk Shipyard in order to ensure the security of the Naval Forces’ critical facilities as well as naval bases containing navy elements.

Weighing 11 tons and 12.65 meters long, the MRTP12 model boats have a 80 cm draft and can reach 47 knots. The boats are also equipped with an Aselsan 12.7 MM remote controlled stabilized STAMP machine gun.