Turkey Launches its First Indigenous Coastal Minesweeper

July 2004
Sea Power;Jul2004, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p44
Reports on the launching of the first Turkish indigenous coastal minesweeper Amasra on May 10, 2004 at the Istanbul Naval Shipyard. Construction of the follow-on units of the Aydin class, M-267 and M-268 at Istanbul; Addition of mine warfare vessels by the shipyard to Turkey's portfolio of indigenously constructed ships.


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