Turkish Navy mine hunter, TCG Edremit arrives in Batumi, Georgia

The Turkish Navy’s Engin class mine hunter, TCG Edremit has arrived in Batumi, Georgia as part of NATO port visit.

The ship is currently assigned to Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2).

TCG Edremit (M-261) has a length of 50.9 metres and displaces 510 tonnes at full load. The ship is powered by an MTU Diesel engine capable of generating a power of 1800 hp. The ship has a maximum speed of  knots and a range of 3000 nautical miles.

The ship is equipped with a DCN Mintac PAP System for mine hunting operations.

It has a complement of 7 Officers, 20 Petty Officers, 9 Enlisted Specialist and 11 Enlisted personnel.

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