Turkey Military & Defence
According to him, Ankara sent several warships to the Libyan coast, despite the IRINI mission announced by the EU countries to monitor compliance with the UN arms embargo.
Turkey’s intervention in the Libyan crisis is a proven fact, which cannot be said about AFRICOM's baseless materials about the presence of Russian MiG-29s in Libya, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing German MP Stefan Kuther statement.
The transfer of the auxiliary military brigade to Tunisia is seen by the United States as a response to allegedly continuing Russian intervention in Libyan affairs, said the US AF Commander four-star General Stephen Townsend
The Libyan war is perhaps the only conflict that did not cool down during the pandemic. The fighting did not stop for a minute. Moreover, in a couple of weeks the alignment of forces has changed no less than in the whole previous year.
Turkish troops and armed groups of the Syrian opposition were shelled in the Syrian Al-Hasakah province province, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Al-Mayadin information on May 28.
Libya is on the verge of a new surge in armed confrontation between the two main internal forces - the Government of National Accord (GNA) led by Faiz Saraj and the Libyan National Army (LNA) under the command of Marshal Khalifa Haftar.
According to the Syrian news agency SANA the most expensive Turkish drone Anka-S, worth about $ 30 million, was destroyed in the sky over Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Turkish pro-government commentators are fanning a debate about conspiracies to overturn the government in order to distract from internal problems and target the opposition, reports The National.
According to preliminary data, the bombing of a home-made device in the Syrian province of Idlib was carried out by terrorists of the Al-Islamad-Turkestani group, learned BulgarianMilitary.comm citing TASS.
The presence of warships in the Bosphorus is strictly regulated and regulated by an international agreement - the Montreux Convention, writes the German newspaper Die Welt. The purpose of this treaty is to prevent the militarization of the Black Sea.
According to the Pan-Arab newspaper Al-Rai al-Yum, the Turkish army is deploying an air defense system in the territories of the Syrian province of Idlib controlled by it, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Turkey’s plans to activate the S-400 missile defense systems it acquired from Russia last year are still being implemented, despite a long delay in their activation, Turkish President’s spokesman Ibrahim Kalin told France 24
Turkey organized an air bridge to Libya. In recent days, systematic flights of aircraft of the Turkish military transport aircraft C-130 Hercules have been recorded, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing EuAsia Daily.
Over the past few weeks, Turkish drones and air defense systems have helped the UN-supported national consensus government regain control of almost the entire west of Libya, recapturing it from the Haftar army.
The commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Marshal Khalifa Haftar, has promised to continue the fight against Turkey and its ally, the Government of National Accord (GNA) of Libya, led by Faiz Sarraj
Libyan National Army (LNA) forces arrested in Tripoli one of the most dangerous militants of the Islamic State terrorist group, who arrived in Libya with the assistance of Turkish intelligence, LNA spokesman Major General Ahmed al-Mismari said.
Inspired by the attack on Al-Vatiya airbase, where two Pantsir-S air defense missile systems were destroyed, and one of them was captured by GNA forces, Turkey announced that it was launching an assault on the city of Mizdah
The Turkish military deployed air defense systems in the area of the Russian air base in Syria, the Aviation.Pro publication reports with reference to satellite observation data posted on social networks, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Turkey wants to use Russia to solve its political problems in the Middle East, but does not consider it a real ally - only "a neighbor that they do not choose." This statement was made by the former Minister of Defense of Turkey.
A new group of 500 mercenaries arrived in Libya with the support of Turkey, according to a statement by the Syrian Human Rights Monitoring Center (SOHR), published May 24 on the SOHR website, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Washington’s initiatives could cause concern for Ankara, because the new US plans for Syria directly threaten the interests of Turkey, the Turkish newspaper Daily Sabah writes.
Turkish military transport aircraft arrived in Libya, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the news agency PolitInfo and Flightradar24. Over the past four days, four flights have been recorded from Istanbul and Ankara to Misurata.
Turkish soldiers and mercenaries are the target of the Libyan National Army (LNA), said the head of the LNA, Khalifa Haftar, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Libya Review report.
Turkish-backed forces won a series of victories this week in western Libya, delivering a powerful blow to the ambitions of ambitious field commander Khalifa Haftar and demonstrating that Turkey has become a decisive player
Turkey violates the international arms embargo by sending its equipment and weapons to Libya. This was stated by the official representative of the command of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Brigadier General Ahmed al-Mismari
The intervention of Turkey in the civil war on the territory of Libya on the side of the Government of National Accord (GNA) allowed not only to stop the Libyan National Army (LNA) offensive in Tripoli, but also made Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar retreat
The Turkish Ministry of Defense issued a statement on the situation in Libya, explaining its invasion of the country with the desire to "form an independent, sovereign and prosperous Libya."
The Turkish analyst Ibrahim Karagul writes on the pages of the pro-government newspaper Yeni Şafak about the upcoming “second stage” of the attacks by Turkey and the formations of the GNA supported by it.
The Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, said Friday, May 22, of two downed Turkish drones south of Tripoli. Both UAVs were shot down in the area of Tarhuny, 65 km southeast of the capital.
A spokesman for the Turkish president, Ibrahim Kalyn, warned on May 21, that Ankara would respond to any attack in Libya against Turkish forces in the “toughest way”, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing EurAsia Daily.
According to Turkish media, before two days ago, during the flight of Russian long-range Tu-22M3 bombers over the Black Sea it has been intercepted by Turkish F-16 fighters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing several Balkans media.
Libyan National Army (LNA) Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar threatened to carry out the largest air operation in the near future with the possible participation of Russian aircraft
According to the source, the artillery attacked the villages of Al Qasimiyah and Ad Dardaria in the vicinity of the village of Tel Tamar in the north of Hasakah province.
The Libyan Government’s National Accord Government (GNA) forces, led by Faiz Saraj, claim to have captured Russian-made Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile-cannon systems (ZRPK) south of Tripoli, based on Al-Vatiya, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
Ever since the Cold War, a huge number of old bombs have accumulated in the US and other NATO countries. In order to use them in modern conflicts and increase their effectiveness, the Americans equipped each bomb with a JDAM system.
The forces of the Government of National Accord (GNA) of Libya, headed by Faiz Sarraj and supported by Turkish military, announced the establishment of full control over the air base of El-Batu.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) shot down a Turkish drone in the area of Al-Vatiya airbase, the LNA press service said on May 16 on its Twitter page, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Disagreements with Tunisia have posed a dilemma for Turkey on how to proceed in Libya, Libyan military expert Hisham Abu Hajar said in a May 12 interview with Aljazeera.
Ahmet Davutoglu in a live interview with a journalist of the newspaper Yeni Çağ said that Ankara and Washington could agree “behind closed doors” to not put into service the S-400 missile systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
A large number of participating countries in the F-35 fifth-generation fighter production chain are its weak point, US President Donald Trump said in an interview with Fox Business Network on May 14, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
American F-35 fighters can no longer be delivered to their customers due to measures taken by Turkey in response to Washington’s attempt to impose sanctions against Ankara for the acquisition of Russian S-400 systems
Syrian groups supported by Turkey are recruiting minors to participate in hostilities in Libya, Al-Monitor, the English-language online media, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The US believes that the issue of Turkey’s acquisition of Russian S-400 air defense systems remains the main irritant in relations between Washington and Ankara, US Special Representative for Syria James Jeffrey said.
The last days in Turkey some media and public figures have begun to discuss the topic of coups. On the one hand, they remembered the last coup, on the other hand, they talked about the threat of the coming.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) is considering the Turkish occupation forces as “legitimate goals,” learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the LNA spokesman Major General Ahmed al-Mismari statement on May 11.
The convoy of the Turkish armed forces crossed the Syrian-Turkish border on May 11 and headed inland to Idlib province, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according a krasnaya Vesna source in Syria.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that the Libyan National Army (LNA), Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, "intensified the attacks," which included the Turkish Embassy in Tripoli, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Last Thursday, EU supreme diplomat Josep Borrel proudly announced the start of the new Mediterranean mission of the European Union, “Irini,” writes the German newspaper Die Welt.
One of the videoconferences was held at the request of the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Sir Stuart Peach, as part of the upcoming meeting of the NATO Military Committee, which will be held May 14, 2020.
On Saturday, the Libyan National Army (LNA) unleashed a massive attack on the Mitiga Airport in Tripoli, causing a number of explosions throughout the day as they intensified their strikes.