Turkey plans to begin construction of its third submarine – Murat Reis, Turkish media reported on Feb. 23 referring to sources in military.
According to the information, the construction work will begin on Feb. 25.
Construction of three more submarines – Aydin Reis, Seydiali Reis and Selman Reis – will begin after Murat Reis is built.
A total of 12 submarines are to be built as part of the MILGEM project.
In 2007, Turkey announced the MILGEM project, which mainly envisages production of military ships.
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