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The Sixth Fast Patrol Craft Delivered Naval Forces Command

Within the scope of the Fast Patrol Craft Project initiated by the Presidency of Defense Industries, Yonca-Onuk Shipyard delivered the 6th MRTP-12 Fast Patrol Craft to the Turkish Naval Forces Command

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Yonca-Onuk Shipyard delivered the sixth boat under the “Fast Patrol Craft Procurement Project” which was initiated the Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) to ensure the security of the Turkish Naval Forces’ critical facilities and Navy elements.

The MRTP-12 boats weigh 11 tons, have a length of 12.65 meters, a draft of 80 cm and can reach 47 knots. The ships are also armed with a 12.7 mm STAMP Remote Controlled Stabilized Weapon Station manufactured by ASELSAN.

Under the “Fast Patrol Craft Procurement Project” initiated by the Presidency of Defense Industries (SSM), in January 2016, Yonca-Onuk shipyard will produce eight boats from fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) material with domestic resources and deliver them to the Turkish Naval Forces Command. The project aims for a 75% domestic production rate.