Turkey Military & Defence
James Anderson, whose candidacy for the post of US Deputy Secretary of Defense for Political Affairs will be considered in the Senate on Thursday, outlined his position on S-400 deliveries to Turkey
The Russian military was banned from being at military facilities where the ongoing deployment of S-400 air defense / missile defense systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing Ismail Demir statement.
To conduct hostilities against the Libyan National Army (LNA) under the command of Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the Turkish authorities from the beginning of this year recruited about 11 thousand mercenaries, mainly from Syria.
According to analysts of the publication, Ankara is trying to get financial assistance from Washington, but is unlikely to refuse military cooperation with Russia in terms of the contract for the supply of S-400 systems.
A few hours ago, Syrian troops published a video recording the moment the destruction of special military equipment delivered from Turkey, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing news agency Aviapro.
The royal families of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates consider Turkey a threat, since Ankara does not give them the opportunity to implement their plans in the Middle East, the Turkish Sabah writes in an article.
Turkish authorities no longer intend to tolerate attacks in the security zone on the territory of Syrian Idlib, said President Recep Erdogan, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Anadolu agency
Forces loyal to the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) associated with Turkey have recaptured several strategic cities from Haftar in recent weeks.
Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has signed an agreement with HAVELSAN software developer. Under this agreement, HAVELSAN is required to develop software for the Turkish fifth-generation TF-X fighter jet
The crime rate in Libya has increased significantly after the illegal interference of Turkey in the affairs of the state. The militants controlled by the so-called GNA continue to terrorize civilians with a vengeance.
According to him, the Turkish Armed Forces deployed US-made missiles in the Syrian province of Idlib held by the militants, which is a flagrant violation of international law.
Turkey's difficult economic situation due to the country's coronavirus pandemic could force Turkey to "sell" its Russian S-400 anti-aircraft defense systems to the United States.
The incident between the Turkish and German border guards occurred on the Greek-Turkish border in the Maritsa River region. The fact of the incident was confirmed by the German Ministry of the Interior, German Spiegel reports
At least 40 people were killed and 47 more injured. According to preliminary data, a tanker filled with explosives exploded. The militants of the YPG / PKK were accused of the attack.
The Government of National Accord (GNA), with the help of a Turkish UAV, struck a civilian truck, resulting in 2 deaths, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the Libyan National Army (LNA) press service statement on April 25
Despite the fact that the Turkish president promised to take the Russian Triumph S-400 air defense systems on alert by the beginning of April, these combat systems have not yet been deployed, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according Military Review magazine.
Turkey’s use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Syria and Libya is unprecedented in its scale and effectiveness, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing MiddleEAST telegram channel.
Turkish Ministry of Defense received a claim for violation of Libyan air borders. The activity of military aircraft in Ankara was rushed to explain by military exercises in the Mediterranean Sea, learned BulgarianMililitary.com.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) shot down a Turkish drone near the city of Trahuna, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Libya Review said on April 16. "The LNA shot down a Turkish drone in Tarhun in western Libya," the report said.
Erdogan continues to recruit Syrians to be sent to Libya, spokesman for the Libyan National Army (LNA), Major General Ahmed al-Mesmari said at a regular press conference on the evening of April 15, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
Turkey sent special forces to the south of Idlib, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according information from Syrian journalists. According to local media, Ankara’s operation took place a few days ago.
Another joint Russian-Turkish patrol of the M-4 highway section in the Syrian Idlib de-escalation zone took place on Wednesday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing MK Turkey.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday that Turkey’s position on the purchase of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems from Russia was unchanged, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Interfax.
Russia and Turkey called the number of ceasefire violations in Syria in recent times. This was reported on the website of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
According to data released several hours ago, the Turkish surface to air missile systems HISAN shot down a Mi-35 multi-purpose attack helicopter, on board of which were three crew members, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Major General Mift Shaklouf was appointed commander of the Central Military District and the commander of the headquarters of liberation operations in West Sirte from the Libyan National Army (LNA), learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
300 fighters of pro-Turkish groups arrived on April 10 from Syria to Libya, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing several sources and news agency Krasnaya Vesna.
Turkey has negotiated with the United States about the possible protection of the currency exchange line from the US Federal Reserve System and discussed other financing options to mitigate the economic impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
The positions of Kurds from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were fired by Turkish artillery in the north of Aleppo on April 10, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according a Krasnaya Vesna's source in Syria.
The Turkish Ministry of Defense said Sunday that as part of efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus, it is planned to minimize the movement of Turkish troops in Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Eurasia Daily.
Ismail Demir, head of the Republic’s Defense Industry Directorate, said the explosion occurred on Tuesday at the Roketsan plant, which is Turkey’s largest arms manufacturer, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing EurAsia Daily.
Russia has taken a new course - it has been reported that it has launched test flights aimed at testing the compatibility of the R-37M hypersonic air-to-air missile with the Russian Su-35C multi-role fighter.
The Libyan National Army (LNA), under the command of Marshal Khalifa Haftar, announced that its planes had struck a weapons and ammunition depot in the Abugrain region east of the coastal city of Misurata.
Turkish artillery increasingly violates the ceasefire in the provinces of Idlib and Aleppo, established on March 6 according to the agreements of Russia and Turkey.
Turkey will not rush to liquidate a terrorist group in Syrian Idlib, said Kirill Semenov, a specialist at the Russian Council on Foreign Affairs, on April 4 to Kommersant, learned bulgarianMilitary.com.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is desperate to save his post and reputation by hiding the real losses of military personnel in Syria. This opinion was expressed by the military observer Viktor Baranets.
Turkey sends Kurdish prisoners to Libya, the Libyan National Army (LNA) military information department said April 4 on its Facebook page, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The power substation in northern Syria was de-energized as a result of an attack by Turkish military and pro-Turkish groups, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the Syrian news agency SANA on April 4.
The meeting of NATO foreign ministers held on April 3 via a teleconference due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic ended in scandal - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu left the virtual event earlier.
Two members of the Syrian Democratic Forces were killed in clashes with Al-Jaish Al-Watani troops in the Syrian province of Raqqa, April 4, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the Syrian Anba Suriya agency report.
As a part of Turkish military convoys going to the Idlib de-escalation zone, lately trucks and conveyors with building blocks that the Turkish military use for engineering purposes at their "observation posts" in Syria are increasingly found
The Turkish Armed Forces have eliminated 14 members of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing MK Turkey.
In recent days, Ankara has stepped up its participation in the Libyan conflict. The Turkish Navy began to support the troops of the Government of National Accord, which were defeated.
The US is ready to help Turkey against Syria if Ankara “removes” the S-400 air defense systems purchased in Russia, Kay Bailey Hutchison, US Permanent Representative to NATO, said at a telephone briefing on Wednesday
Two Greek ministers in charge of the country's security forces said that Greece was still in a state of emergency due to the attempted entry of a large number of migrants from Turkey, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Over the next 24 hours, Russia and Syria intend to resume a large-scale military offensive operation in the Syrian province of Idlib, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according Aviapro report.
On March 5, a ceasefire agreement was signed between Syria, Turkey and Russia. This significantly reduced the hostilities between the hostile countries, but on the other hand allowed some data unknown to the general public to be released.
The Turkish side undertook to ensure the withdrawal of armed formations from the security corridor within 4-6 months. Moreover, Ankara must carry out this conclusion on its own.
Turkey sent a new convoy to the Syrian province of Idlib on Saturday, March 28. The convoy proceeded through the Kafr Lusin checkpoint on the Syrian-Turkish border and proceeded inland into Idlib
The Greek government said the Turkish authorities allegedly set fire to tents in a migrant camp on their side of the border in the Evros area before taking out the migrants gathered there