Ankara, Turkey – NDM said in the last 1 month, a total of 826 personnel, including 215 officers and 611 contract privates, were provided from external sources and joined the ranks of the Turkish Armed Forces. Thus, after July 15, 2016, approximately 103,000 personnel were provided, including active officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, Specialist privates and contracted privates/privates.

As for developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, our Oruç Reis seismic research vessel will continue its activities until October 27, which it started on October 12 within the previously determined program within our continental shelf. By the Turkish Armed Forces, our Oruç Reis research ship is being escorted and protected.

In the last 1 month, a total of 826 personnel, including 215 officers and 611 contract privates, were provided from external sources and joined the ranks of the Turkish Armed Forces. Thus, after July 15, 2016, approximately 103,000 personnel were provided, including active officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, Specialist privates and contracted privates/privates.

From October November 30 to November 10, The Blue Whale-2020 exercise will be conducted with the participation of Spain, Romania, Bulgaria, Pakistan, Italy and the United States to provide air/surface and submarine cooperation against submarines, as well as advanced coordinated submarine Defense Training and to try out relevant NATO procedures.