Turkey Military & Defence
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
The Libyan National Army (LNA) has eliminated more than a hundred terrorists acting on the side of the Government of National Accord (PNS) of Libya, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan "hides" reliable information about the deaths of his troops in Syria in order to save his rating, said Boris Rozhin, editor-in-chief of the Kassad information and analytical center,
The new convoy to the south of the Syrian province of Idlib was conducted by Turkish troops on March 26, according to a source from IA Red Spring in Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Turkish army received the first batch of Kaplan medium-sized tanks of domestic production, reports janes.com portal March 25, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The first six Kaplan tanks were delivered to the Turkish army by FNSS.
The Turkish government can turn its eyes to oil fields in eastern Syria in an effort to divert attention from the coronavirus pandemic in the country, writes Seth Franzman
The American strategic military transport aircraft Boeing S-17A Globemaster III flew off from Kirtland Air Base (Kirtland, New Mexico) on the night of March 23-24, heading for the military air base Inchirlik (Incirlik) in southern Turkey
Iraqi Al-Ahad news agency reports that the United States missile defense systems are in a state of readiness for transfer to the border with Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Turkey continues to use the ceasefire in the Idlib de-escalation zone, established on March 6 and still generally respected, to strengthen its military presence in northwestern Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may have pushed both the United States and Russia with his dangerous game in Syria, writes Turkish journalist Jan Dundar, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Turkey in two weeks not only failed to fulfill a single clause of the new agreement, but also additionally deployed its short-range air defense system in Idlib province, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing news agency Aviapro.
The United States is not happy with Russian-Turkish Syrian Idlib agreements and is ready to use any excuse to undermine a political settlement in Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing EurAsia Daily.
At one point, one of the most important factors in the Turkish army’s conduct of hostilities in Syrian territory was a demonstration of the combat capabilities of the products of the Turkish military-industrial complex
Greece destroys a Turkish drone that breaks its air border. Despite warnings from the Greek military about the inadmissibility of breaking the country's borders by Turkish planes and drones, Ankara sent a reconnaissance drone to the border of that country
Mike Pompeo said that the losses of the Turkish army in Syria were enormous. According to him, despite the numerical superiority of the Turkish army in Idlib and Aleppo, Ankara lost dozens of soldiers killed in Syria
Turkey could have a possible military advantage in a direct confrontation with Russia in Syria if such an occasion arose, analyst Michael Peck writes, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Russia expects in the foreseeable future to agree to supply Turkey with an additional batch of S-400 air defense systems, Dmitry Shugaev, director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTS)
The Libyan National Army (LNA) on Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, announced that were carried out attacks at Mitig Airport, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing indormation from Russian news agency Commersant.
The first joint Russian-Turkish patrol of the M-4 highway section in Syria was reduced due to militant provocations, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the Russian Defense Ministry statement.