Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar accompanied by Chief of General Staff Gen. Yaşar Güler, Land Forces Commander General Ümit Dündar, Air Forces Commander Gen. Hasan Küçükakyüz, Naval Forces Commander Admiral Adnan Özbal and Deputy Minister Muhsin Dere and TCG ANADOLU Multi-Purpose Amphibious He made observations on his ship.
Minister Akar and TAF Commanders, who received a briefing from the shipyard officials on the works, came together with the personnel involved in the construction of TCG ANATOLIA.
"We witnessed once again that you are doing great things here." Minister Akar, who started his speech by congratulating the employees with his statement, drew attention to the important steps taken in the domestic and national defense industry recently.
Stating that the domestic and national defense industry has started to produce very serious systems and subsystems, Minister Akar said, “This is a great source of pride and honor for our country. Hopefully, this will go to much more advanced levels in the coming period. " said.
Stating that the defense industry has reached the level of exporting all kinds of light weapons, cannons, helicopters, ships, UAVs, armaments, electronic materials, Minister Akar said, “We are aware that the defense industry, which has reached this point with the leadership and encouragement of our President, is much more important and a tough road from now on. . We are sure and believe that we will overcome these difficulties by working. " used the expressions.
TCG ANADOLU Multi-Purpose Amphibious Assault Ship
Stating that the TCG ANADOLU Multi-Purpose Amphibious Assault Ship is an important need for them, Minister Akar said, “TCG ANADOLU has very superior features. It; It will be a great success for Turkish engineering, workers, entrepreneurs, soldiers, Turkish Naval Forces. This is a platform that we can successfully use not only for us, but also for the region, especially for our friends and brothers and sisters, for all kinds of humanitarian aid, to support them, in natural disasters and other humanitarian aid issues. he spoke.
Stating that TCG ANATOLIA will provide an important opportunity in fulfilling NATO activities and responsibilities, Minister Akar said, “With the completion of the ship, an important step will be taken and it is about our rights and interests in places far from our homeland, about the peace in the region and the world. It will be of great benefit to us in our duties regarding our relations with countries and our allies. " used the expressions.