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Turkey orders new refuelling vessels for fast attack craft

6th January 2022 - 10:38 GMT | by Cem Devrim Yaylalı in Istanbul


Design image of the new refuelling vessel for the Turkish Naval Forces. (Image: Özata/Desan JV)

Four new tankers for the Turkish Naval Forces will each have a range of 500nmi and a top speed of 15kt.

Turkish defence procurement agency SSB has signed a contract with a JV between Özata and Desan Shipyards to acquire four refuelling ships for the Turkish Naval Forces.

The SSB had issued an RfP in December 2020 for a pair of new tankers to refuel naval vessels in ports or anchorages in a quick and secure way. The RfP made provision for two additional tankers to be ordered as an option.

A little over a year later, the Özata/Desan JV won a competitive tender and a contract was confirmed. SSB chief Ismail Demir took to Twitter on 30 December 2021 to

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Cem Devrim Yaylalı


Cem Devrim Yaylalı

Cem Devrim Yaylalı was born in Paris and raised in Istanbul, where he currently lives. …

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