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Turkey Prepares to Replace the F-35 with Another Fifth-Generation Aircraft

ISTAMBUL, (BM) - If the United States completely refuses to sell fifth-generation fighter aircraft F-35, Turkey will take advantage of alternative proposals for the purchase of aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. According to the Turkish leader, Ankara is receiving proposals for the supply of modern military aircraft

The U.S. is Considering to Remove Nuclear Weapons from Turkish Incirlik Air Base

WASHINGTON, (BM) - US officials met in recent days to review plans to remove some 50 nuclear weapons housed under American control at the Incirlik Air Base in Turkey amid growing tensions with Ankara, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according The New York Times report. US President Donald Trump said Monday he would issue new sanctions against

Video of Turkish Drone Hitting YPG/PKK With Pinpoint Accuracy

ANKARA, (BM) - Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) struck YPG/PKK terrorists who plan to target civilian settlements in Turkey's southern borders, the National Defense Ministry said on Monday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The ministry said on Twitter the "baby killer" YPG/PKK terrorists were replenishing ammunition to target civilian settlements in

Turkish Planes Have Been Able to Attack Kurds Without Facing Serious Opposition

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Turkish warplanes pummeled Kurdish-held towns as Turkish ground troops streamed across the Syria-Turkey border on Oct. 9, 2019, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The air raids, artillery bombardment and other attacks killed at least 23 Kurdish fighters from the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces as well as nine civilians, the

Turkey Has Developed and Tested Its Own Combat Laser System

ANKARA, (BM) - In Turkey, acceptance tests of the promising combat laser installation ARMOL, designed to combat drones, have passed, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. According to Jane's, the issue of accepting the installation of the Turkish army is currently being considered. Read more: Russia and Turkey Continue Talks About Possible Su-35

Two Sources Confirm Turkish Airstrikes Have Begun

ANKARA, (BM) - Two sources confirm Turkish Airstrike in Syria nave begun, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said: 'Turkish troops, Syrian National Army begin Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria against PKK/YPG, Daesh terrorists' 'Turkey's aim is to eliminate terror corridor in southern border, to

Turkey Has Started Airstrike in Syria Against Kurds

ANKARA, (BM) - Videos circulating on social media appear to show Turkish forces targeting Kurdish troops near Syria’s border with Iraq with airstrikes, just hours after the US announced it would be pulling out of the region, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Turkish Attack in Syria is Coming; Russian Fleet Practice Anti-Submarine

Syrian Kurds: Turkey to Prepare for a War

DAMASCUS, (BM) - Representatives of Kurdish armed groups in Syria responded to statements by the Turkish president about their readiness to launch a military operation on the eastern bank of the Euphrates in northern Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: War in Syria: Turkish Special Forces Was Defeated by ‘Diverse Forces’,

Russia and Turkey Continue Talks About Possible Su-35 Sale

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia and Turkey are holding talks about the possible sale of Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets, the head of Federal Service of Military-Technical Cooperation Dmitry Shugaev said in an interview with Russia’s RIA news agency, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: If Turkey Wants Su-35, Russia is Ready to Discuss the Purchase and

Romania Plans to Invest €2.5B to Reconstruct Black Sea Air Base

BUCHAREST, (BM) - Following the tensions in Romania over the anti-Saudi air defense system from Bucharest, a statement was announced that the state plans to spend an additional 2,5 billion euros to “improve the security system”, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. In Romania, it must be recalled, there is an American missile defense facility.

According Turkey, US Supports Terrorist PKK/YPG in Syria with 200 Trucks

ANKARA, (BM) - The U.S. delivered logistical support with about 200 trucks from Iraq to the regions in Syria occupied by terrorist organization YPG/PKK, learned BulgarinMilitary.com, quoting Yeni Safak. The trucks passed Semelka crossing on Syria-Iraq border on Saturday night, said the source, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on

Ukraine Develops Sensitive Defence Technologies with Turkey

ANKARA, (BM) - A seemingly lucrative defense architecture is flourishing on both shores of the Black Sea as neighbors Turkey and Ukraine vigorously cultivate procurement relations, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense News. Most recently, state-controlled Ukrainian company Ukrspecexport and privately owned Turkish drone specialist

Romania and Bulgaria are Accelerating Programs to Modernize Their Armed Forces

SOFIA, (BM) - As Russia becomes increasingly determined to project its military power over the Black Sea, Romania and Bulgaria are accelerating programs to modernize their armed forces and replace Soviet-designed gear with Western-made weapons and equipment, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Novinite. Read more: Bulgaria Climbed to 49th

Talks are Underway on New State-of-the-Art Weapons Between Turkey and Russia

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia and Turkey are in talks on supplies of new state-of-the-art weapons, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday after talks with his Turksih and Iranian counterparts, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Rassan Rouhani, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Russia and India Discuss Production of

China Sells Armed Drones in Europe, Serbia is the End User

BELGRADE, (BM) - Serbia’s military will receive Chinese-built armed drones in the coming months, marking the first time Chinese remotely piloted aircraft have been sold to a European country, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Stars and Stripes. Serbia will take delivery of nine Chengdu Pterodactyl-1 drones within six months, with a

A Terrorist Attack with Improvised Explosives in Southeastern Turkey

ANKARA, (BM) - At least four civilians were martyred and 13 others seriously injured Thursday when the PKK terrorists targeted a vehicle carrying forest workers in southeastern Turkey, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according local governorate statement. Read more: PKK Terrorists Were Neutralized in an Air-Backed Operation in South-East Turkey

S-400 Missile System Will be Part of Joint Russian-Serbian Exercise

MOSCOW, (BM) - First joint Russian-Serbian air defense exercises, Slavic Shield - 2019, will begin on Wednesday in southern Russia’s Astrakhan Region, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Joint Military Exercise Between Russian and Serbian Armed Force "The exercise involves units of the air and missile

Turkey`s Otokar Unveils Tulpar and Cobra Armored Vehicles at DSEi, London

LONDON, (BM) - Otokar, a Koç Group company, will participate in the 20th edition of DSEI on 10-13 September 2019 in London, UK, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Otokar, which offers solutions with transfer of technology and local manufacturing models for land system requirements of its customers, exhibits TULPAR

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