Turkish Navy’s Reis Class Second Submarine is dry-docked

Turkish Navy’s Reis Class Second Submarine is dry-docked
Turkish Navy’s Reis Class Second Submarine is dry-docked

The second submarine, Hızırreis, built within the framework of the new type of submarine program of the Naval Forces, is dry-docked, and the first welding ceremony of the sixth and last submarine Selmanreis is held. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan attended the ceremony.


The contract signed between the Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB) and Thyssen Krupp Marine Systems aimed to construct six “Type-214” submarines with an Air - Independent Propulsion (AIP)  system. Turkish Naval Forces will have such a system for the first time.

The submarine is equipped with underwater and surface weapons. They will be capable of launching many types of torpedoes and missiles and laying mines.

Turkish Navy’s Reis Class Second Submarine is dry-docked


The first submarine PIRI REIS is aimed to be put into service this year. The HIZIR REİS submarine will be delivered in 2023, and the last submarine SELMAN REİS by 2027. The delivery of submarines will start this year, and one submarine will be put into service each year until 2027. All six submarines will join the navy by 2027.

Turkish Navy’s Reis Class Second Submarine is dry-docked


Private sector organizations such as ASELSAN, HAVELSAN, STM, Gürdesan, Sirena Marine, Arıtaş, MİLSOFT, AYESAŞ, Koç Bilgi Savunma, İ-Marine have worked for the project. About 30 local companies are involved in the project.

Main Dimensions of Submarines:

Full Length: 68.35 meters

Outer Hull Diameter: 6.3 meters

Displacement: 1850 tons

Staff: 40

 Turkish Navy’s Reis Class Second Submarine is dry-docked

Submarine Delivery Dates:

PIRI REIS 2022

HIZIR REIS 2023

MURAT REIS 2024

AYDIN REIS 2025

SEYDI ALI REIS 2026

SELMAN REIS 2027