Turkey Military & Defence
This is stated in a joint statement by the presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran, Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, following the results of a trilateral summit held on Wednesday in a video conference, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The US will not refuse to purchase F-35 combat aircraft parts manufactured in Turkey until 2022, US Department of Defense spokesman Lt. Col. Mike Andrews said on June 30, BulgarianMilitary.com reports.
The Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation of the Russian Federation reported that the transfer of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems by Ankara to Washington is impossible without the consent of the Russian authorities, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Turkey will not abandon the Russian S-400 air defense systems, even a hypothetical discussion of re-export could complicate Ankara’s bilateral relations with Moscow, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Leonid Slutsky statement
The United States can buy Russian-made S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems (SAM), which are in service with the Turkish army, as part of legislative initiatives proposed in the Senate last week, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing TASS and Defense News.
As a reason, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi cited the ongoing offensive of the Government of National Accord (GNA) detachments against the Libyan National Army (LNA), which opposes them, with the prospect of an early defeat of the latter.
Turkey has found another buyer for its shock drones. Azerbaijani source from the military industry of the country announced that Azerbaijan plans to acquire dozens of Turkish-made armed drones, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
As a result of recent diplomatic and military moves, Turkey began to make its presence felt from the Middle East to the Eastern Mediterranean and North Africa, Milliyet writes. This increases the risk of confrontation and friction within NATO.
The Libyan people will send the Egyptian authorities a request for help in resolving the conflict on their own territory if the troops of the Government of National Accord (GNA), led by Fayez Sarraj, attack the city of Sirte and the province of Jufra
Three Turkish Air Force Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft delivered arms and Syrian mercenaries from Istanbul to Misurata to support the forces of the so-called Libyan National Harmony Government, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing National News sources.
Soon, 1,800 mercenaries, which Turkey is preparing for the Government of National Accord (GNA), should be send to Libya, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights .
The Turkish company Defense Technologies Engineering and Trade will supply the Ministry of Defense of Turkey with hundreds of drones, among which there may be 356 units of Kargu kamikaze drones, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Turkish Ministry of Defense announced the deployment of additional forces to Iraq as part of “Operation Tiger Claw”, which is targeting the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing AMN.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) will be ‘victorious against the “Turkish invaders” that are aiding the Government of National Accord (GNA), the LNA’s spokesperson, Ahmad Al-Mismari said in a statement, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Government of National Accord (GNA) of Libya supported by Turkish forces trains militants of armed groups, in particular from ISIS, Al-Qaida and Jebhat-en-Nusra in a special camp in the city of Sabratha, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Russian-made Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile-cannon systems , which are used in Libya, are useless against Turkish operational-tactical multi-purpose unmanned aerial systems Bayraktar TB2, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
A senior Turkish official told Reuters that Ankara intends to establish more temporary military bases in northern Iraq, after it intensified its strikes on Kurdish fighters there, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Turkish Armed Forces, as part of the ongoing Pençe-Kaplan operation in northern Iraq, have attacked 500 sites of the Kurdistan Workers Party in northern Iraq over the past 36 hours, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
In a statement issued by its Foreign Ministry, Egypt condemned the “Turkish and Iranian military interventions” in northern Iraq, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing AMN and quoting Egyptian official statement.
The Arabian publication Afrigate news reported for leaked audio recording between the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the chairman of the so-called Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj
Ankara considers groundless the accusations of Paris in an incident between ships in the Mediterranean Sea near the borders of Libya. About this writes Reuters, citing a message from a senior Turkish military official, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Turkish and Iranian armed forces teamed up on Wednesday to attack the positions of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northeastern and northern Iraq, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing AMN.
As it became known to the channel, the Turkish frigate used a radar to spot a French warship when it tried to get closer to the Cirkin rocker, which was transporting weapons intended for the forces of the Government of National Accord (GNA) of Libya.
Turkish-backed forces launched a missile attack on Syria Arab Army position on June 18 early in the morning and targeted SAA positions near Tel Rifaat from Marea, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing several sources.
Given the fact that one of the largest member countries of the military alliance advocates the possible exclusion of Turkey from NATO, very serious problems may well be expected for Turkey.
Turkey is considering the purchase of Russian Be-200 amphibious aircraft leased for four months to extinguish forest fires, Fizuli Mollayev, a member of the board of directors of the SMS operating company Savunma Sanayi
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On Tuesday evening, the Turkish Ministry of Defense announced the launch of “Operation Tiger Claw” in the Haftanin area of northern Iraq, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing AMN.
The intervention of Turkey in the Libyan conflict and the transfer of Syrian mercenaries to the forces of the so-called Government of Libyan National Accord prevent stopping the bloodshed, the Arab League said, condemning Ankara’s policies in the North African country.
On Monday, the Turkish Defense Ministry announced the destruction of 81 targets belonging to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq, as part of the Operation Eagle Claw, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
Turkey and the Government of National Accord (GNA) of Libya are discussing the possibility of Ankara using two military bases in a North African country, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing a Turkish diplomatic source
According to him, there are no problems in the dialogue between Ankara and Moscow on Libya. “Technical negotiations to ensure a long-term ceasefire in this country will continue,” Cavusoglu said
More than 20 Turkish missiles were launched in the Mount Sinjar of the Nineveh Governorate by Turkish Air force, while three other missiles hit the Makhmour refugee camp, causing a massive explosion in the area
Paris, which is seen as a supporter of Haftar, hardened the tone of Ankara's intervention in Libya, criticizing its "unacceptable" interventionism and saying France could not remain indifferent, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
The Libyan National Army, led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, has pushed additional military reinforcements to the city of Sirte in preparation for a new attack by the Turkish-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) forces
The operational and tactical multi-purpose drones Bayraktar TB2 of the Turkish company Baykar Makina flew 200 thousand hours, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing manufacturer reports on Twitter.
The Armed Forces of Greece are building up a group of troops bordering Turkey against the backdrop of exacerbation of tension between the countries caused by the intentions of the Turkish side to conduct oil and gas exploration in the Greek continental shelf.
Russian intervention in Libyan affairs led to Turkish intervention. This was stated by Assistant Secretary of State for the Middle East, David Schenker, learned BulgarianMiitary.com citing Interfax.
It is noted that the Government of Libyan National Accord is considering the provision of Turkey Al-Vatiya air base, where Ankara plans to deploy air defense systems and combat drones. The second base could be in Misrat.
Darwish said, during a call with the Egypt’s Channel 10, that Europe and the major countries "should put pressure on Turkey to stop the attempt to impose Turkish influence in the Arab region and the Mediterranean waters region.”
The Turkish-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) forces announced on Thursday that they had tightened control over a major supply line for the Libyan National Army (LNA), learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing AMN.
A Libyan military source told RT Arabic on Thursday that a Turkish cargo plane was intercepted along the coast of Misrata and forced to return home, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Russian Air Force continued its aerial campaign against the jihadist rebels in northwestern Hama this week, launching several strikes over the Al-Ghaab Plain region that is under militant control.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu believes that the United States needs to be more involved in resolving the situation in Libya, NTV reported, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Cairo proposal for a ceasefire is stillborn. If a ceasefire is signed, it should be done on a platform acceptable to all parties. The ceasefire has one goal - to save Haftar. It does not inspire confidence,
This would not have been possible without increasing military and political support from Russia and Turkey, which, by supporting the opposing sides of this conflict, are leading a new installment of their own geopolitical game in the region.
The representative of the Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Khalifa Haftar, Abdul Salam al-Badri turned to Israel for support. This was reported on June 11 by the Israeli newspaper Makor Rishon daily, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
In fact the Turkish media also confirmed the information, but according to them, the Greek navy had intercepted a Turkish commercial cargo ship accompanied by a Turkish frigate heading to Libya.
Turkey revealed its intention to increase its military strength in Syria, under the pretext of responding to the attacks of the “Syrian regime”, and announced that it is continuing its initiatives as a pivotal country in Idlib
The Libyan National Army’s (LNA) counter-offensive west of Sirte has proven successful thus far, as their forces managed to retake several sites that were previously seized by the Turkish-backed Government of National Accord (GNA)