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Friday, May 08, 2015

Turkish Navy Future LHD Model Showcased with F-35B STOVL Aircraft at IDEF 2015

Turkish Navy Future LHDAt IDEF 2015, the International Defence Industry Fair currently held in Istanbul, Turkey, local shipyard "Sedef Shipbuilding" is showcasing a model of the future Turkish Navy Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) with the short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) variant of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II jets on board.

The same model is showcased on the Turkish Navy booth.

Turkey's Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM) announced in December 2013 that it selected Sedef shipyard as winner of its LPD tender and that final contract negotiations with this shipyard could begin.

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