The Turkish ship TCG Ufuk launches
- February 11, 2019
A new Turkish indigenous test and training ship, TCG Ufuk (A-591), was launched at the Istanbul Tuzla Shipyard on February 9, in a ceremony attended by the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
The TCG Ufuk is 99.5 meters (326 feet) in length and 14.4 meters (42 feet) in width. It is also the fifth ship in Turkey’s first indigenous warship program, MİLGEM.
The commissioning of TCG Ufuk is scheduled for July 2020.