The Mechanized Landing Vehicle (LCM), developed nationally for the TCG ANADOLU Multi-Purpose Amphibious Assault Ship, was launched for testing in the last week of April 2021. In the statement made on the official Linkedin account of Sedef Shipyard regarding the issue,
"The Mechanized Landing Vehicle LCM, which was developed nationally for the Multi-Purpose Amphibious Assault Ship TCG ANADOLU, was built to allow the transportation of ALTAY tanks superior to the LCMs used in other countries, and was launched for testing recently."
As will be remembered, the 5th of the program "Speak Is Talent" was held live on April 12, 2021 from the Anatolian Ship. In the first part of the program, the project manager, who shared the activities at Sedef Shipyard with Moderator Oylum Talu, also gave information about the Mechanized Extraction Vehicles under construction. While the construction activities of the ANADOLU Multi-Purpose Amphibious Assault Ship with a displacement of 27.436 thousand tons were continuing, it was stated that the first of the 4 Mechanized Landing Vehicles (LCM) to be deployed on the ship was launched, and the construction activities of the 2nd and 3rd LCM continued.
Turkish Armed Forces Preparing for Amphibious Assault Ship ANATOL
In a statement made on April 21, 2021, the Ministry of National Defense stated that the preparations for the Multi-Purpose Amphibious Assault Ship TCG ANADOLU are ongoing. In this context, the Ministry of National Education shared on its official Twitter account that joint trainings were carried out within the scope of the Amphibious Task Group Command's Operational Preparation Trainings.
HÜRJET fighter jet can be deployed to LHD ANATOLIA
Defense Industry President Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir made important statements regarding the "new dimension" of the HÜRJET project on the bets on alternative warplanes to the F-35B to deploy on the "aircraft carrier". Demir stated that after ANATOLIAN LHD will be deployed with an approach that will be the first in the world, with an approach that will be the first in the world, HÜRJET is also handled in this context and said, “We said let's start with UAVs. We talked to HÜRJETİ TUSAŞ. He is working on the subject of 'I wonder if something can be done that can land and take off the ship'. " had made statements.
In his speech, SSB İsmail Demir stated that in the Jet Training and Light Attack Aircraft HÜRJET Project carried out by the Turkish Aviation and Space Industry (TAI), the jet trainer aircraft will first shape the light attack version in the future.
TUSAŞ System Engineering Manager Yasin Kaygusuz explained that HÜRJET has passed the CDR, the Critical Design Review phase, and has begun to be created. Kaygusuz stated that the jet trainer HÜRJET will be the "light attack" version of the HÜRJET-C and stated that the first metal cutting process and code writing were carried out within the scope of the HÜRJET Project.