In order to reach Turkish Navy’s force structure goals, a contract was signed for the procurement of S-70B SEAHAWK helicopters and completed recently.
The Naval Aviation Group will be more capable to perform assigned tasks with the completion of ambitious procurement programmes.
In MELTEM project, procured/will be procured aircrafts will be integrated with the systems to convert them into maritime patrol and surveillance aircraft.
Within MELTEM-3 project two ATR-72-600 general purpose aircrafts are procured from ALENIA. Additional six Maritime Patrol Aircrafts (MPA) are planned to be delivered in 2018-2019-time frame.Maritime Air Projects