ASFAT has announced that the critical design phase of its Offshore Patrol Ship, to be built for the Turkish Naval Forces, has been completed and production has begun.
ASFAT started the project on August 15, 2021 and continues its work with the support of the General Directorate of Shipyards and the Istanbul Shipyard Command.
ASFAT signed the "Offshore Patrol Ship Project Combat Systems Contract" with Havelsan to implement the project, "Diesel Generator Supply Subcontracting Contract" with İŞBİR Elektrik Sanayi and 40.3 million Euro contract with ASELSAN.
The main tasks of the Offshore Patrol Ship are:
Intelligence and Surveillance, Search and Rescue, Anti-Terrorism Operations, Maritime Special Operations.
Anti Air Warfare, Electronic Warfare, Naval Gunfire Support, Asymmetric Threat Defense, Protection of Maritime Transports, Amphibious Operations Support, Training.