Turkey revives $3 billion Navy project
Turkey has recently revived an ambitious program to build six anti-air warfare frigates to bolster its Navy's defense capabilities, a project which it had to shelve nine years ago because of a severe economic crisis. The Undersecretariat for Defense Industries, Turkey's defense procurement agency, in early March collected information from several foreign and domestic companies seeking to take part in the program, dubbed "TF-2000," which is expected to cost around $3 billion in today's prices. The program is expected to be completed in 10-12 years and provide the Navy with its next generation frigates.
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