Turkey's annual exercise dubbed «Sea Wolf» or Denizkurdu was launched on Monday, simultaneously taking place in the eastern Mediterranean, Aegean and Black Sea.
Footage shows Turkish naval vessels as they set off the begin the operations near the 15 July Martyrs Bridge over the Bosporus.
The exercise, which involves 131 warships, 57 warplanes, 33 helicopters and around 25,900 military personnel... Еще under the supervision of the Turkish Navy, is expected to deal with a range of scenarios, including wartime simulations, in a context or rising tensions with neighbouring countries.
The drill will run until May 25 with the participation of high-level submarines, frigates, naval artilleries, armed UAVs, and search and rescue units.
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