TCG Sancaktar being launched. Photo: Denizhaber Amid the turmoil created by the failed coup attempt, the second New Type LST, TCG Sancaktar was launched on 16th July 2016. I wish her calm seas and friendly winds. The first ship of the new landing ship class TCG Bayraktar was launched on 3rd October 2015. The contract for the construction of a new LST’s was signed between Ministry of Defence and ADIK-Furtrans shipyard on 11 May 2011.
HMS Kent working with French carrier strike group.Type 23 Frigate assumed vital role protecting French carrier strike group’s mission in Middle East.Ushering in new era of British/French military cooperation,Kent taken role of anti submarine warfare commander for French carrier Charles De Gaulle,responsible for protecting group from underwater threats.Will also provide general maritime security using Lynx helicopter as “eyes” & advanced radar systems as “ears”. Royal Navy
USS Winston S. Churchill is a destroyer, based in Norfolk, Va. It is the only U.S. Navy vessel in active service named after a foreign dignitary. The ship is named in honor of Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (1874-1965), best known for his courageous leadership as the British Prime Minister during World War II.: