ANKARA - Five international companies are intending to submit offers for a new type submarine project of Turkish Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM).

Those companies are: French Armaris, Italian Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani S.p.A., German HDW/MFI, American Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems & Sensors, Spanish Navantia S.A..

Turkey plans to procure six submarines within the framework of New Type Submarine Project to be carried out by SSM. Deadline for the delivery of submarines, to be built in Turkey, is 2016.

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