Turkish tactical exercises Mavi Vatan 2021

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Exercise Mavi Vatan 2021 (Blue Homeland) is conducted with the aim of testing the effectiveness of national ship and weapon systems, training the Turkish Armed Forces for operation, and increasing understanding of mutual interoperability between forces.

The actual phase of Mavi Vatan-2021, which is among the planned and actual exercises of the Naval Forces Command, is taking place in the Aegean Sea and the Eastern Mediterranean.

UAVs are also participating in the exercise with 87 ships, 27 aircraft and 20 helicopters.