The sub-contractor agreement was signed between STM and HDW-MFI Joint Venture on 12 December 2009 in order to build 6 x Type 214 submarines having Air Independent Propulsion capability in Gölcük Naval Shipyard.

  • The responsibilities of STM on this prestigious project which will last around 11 years are;
  • Contribution into Design, Engineering and Integration activities
  • Providing support to Gölcük Naval Shipyard if required
  • Industrialization of the equipment’s, systems and materials used for shipbuilding
  • Increasing the domestic participation rate into the project
  • Production of non-pressure hull blocks and some GRP units at home
  • Development of the infrastructure of Gölcük Naval Shipyard and Submarine Factories
  • Acquisition services of relevant systems, materials and equipment 
  • Integrated Logistics Support

It has been considered to have technological development and capabilities for future national submarine project and provide strategically service to Turkish Naval Forces accordingly.