Turkish defence news
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Turkey is fighting its battles in Syria. Officially, Ankara has faced the PKK, a terrorist group in Turkey. But like Russia and the United States, Turkey is beginning to establish a permanent military base in northern Syria.
A Turkish convoy was attacked by the terrorist group Sariat Ansar Abu Baker al-Siddiq on April 8th in Idlib province, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned, citing field sources and a statement from the group itself.
To reach the Black Sea from the Mediterranean, a ship must take the Dardanelles strait, then that of the Bosphorus, where free navigation is guaranteed by the Montreux Convention, signed in 1936. This text, however, sets conditions for military vessels.
The Turkish defense industry announced that the local engine's tests that will power their next-generation Altay tank would begin in April this year. According to Daily Sabah, the engine is currently on a test bench.
A meeting between Turkish and U.S. diplomats took place during the NATO meeting. The main topic of talks between Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken was purchasing S-400 air defense systems from Ankara.
The LHD class "Anadolu" (Landing Helicopter Dock) is the first ship built in Turkey to be capable of carrying combat aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.
Turkish MP Murat Baibatur told his country's parliament that Turkey is negotiating the purchase and delivery of the second batch of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems. "Turkey is an independent state and does not want permission from the United States or others," he said.
In its official Twitter account, the Turkish Defense Ministry said two rockets fired from Syrian territory had landed in the Turkish province of Kilis. The region locates on the border between Turkey and Syria.
A source from the Turkish military-industrial complex did not confirm RIA Novosti's media reports about the delivery to Ukraine of at least 30 Bayraktar TB2 attack drones. According to military experts, these drones could be located in the area of the demarcation zone in Donbas, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
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According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), this confirms our claim. However, according to analysts at the center, Russia has also used the quasi-ballistic missile Iskander, which has a short-range.
The Russian army has carried out the most potent attack in the Turkish-occupied areas in Syria, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned, citing several field sources.
After the failed 2020 for the Turkish Altay project (the main battle tank of the Turkish army), the beginning of 2021 is promising. Turkey is in talks with South Koreans to supply engines to power the tank.
The Russian military has managed to "capture" Turkish armored vehicles and begin its vulnerability research, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing several Syria sources.
The United States and Turkey will continue to work together to promote common interests in Syria, State Department spokesman Ned Price said at a briefing on March 2, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Baykar Defence CEO Haluk Bayraktar claims that Russian e-war systems cannot handle Turkish Bayraktar TB2 drones, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Russian newspaper Vzglyad.
Russia has again stated its readiness to start negotiations with Turkey for the production and supply of 4 ++ and fifth-generation fighters .
According to Russian media, the transfer took place on February 19th, citing a source from Russia's Defense Ministry. However, it is still unclear what type of fighter models had transferred to the Russian base in the Arab Republic.
Russian media are heavily circulating the version that the Turkish military is involved in the air attack on the Russian airbase in the region of Latakia, Syria - Khmeimim, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned, citing several Russian sources.