Turkey joined fellow NATO allies on Monday in the Dynamic Manta 2019 drill, which focuses on anti-submarine warfare interoperability exercises. France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Canada, Germany, the U.S., the U.K. and Turkey participated in this year's drill.
With the TCG Gelibolu frigate, TCG Gür submarine and P-235 maritime patrol aircraft, the Turkish Naval Forces continued to show their might in the event that began on Feb. 25 and continues until March 8.
TCG Gelibolu Commander, Colonel Ali Tuna Baysal
Responding to Daily Sabah's question regarding Turkish contributions to NATO, Lt. Burak Dağlı, who is responsible for Turkey's operations in the drill, said that the country does its best to support the alliance.
Turkey has been a member of NATO since 1952.