Turkish Air Force

Pentagon to buy F-35 fighters made for Turkey

Pentagon to buy F-35 fighters made for Turkey

Eight fifth-generation F-35 fighters of the American corporation Lockheed Martin, originally intended for Turkey, will be bought by the US Air Force for $862 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the press service of the Pentagon. …

Representatives of Turkish Air Force arrive in Azerbaijan (VIDEO)

Representatives of Turkish Air Force arrive in Azerbaijan (VIDEO)

A large group of flight and engineering-technical staff of the Turkish Air Force has arrived in Azerbaijan to participate in the TurAz Qartalı-2019 Joint Flight-Tactical Exercises, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry's press service reported. …

Turkey to receive two F-35 jets in spring - media

Turkey to receive two F-35 jets in spring - media

Two more Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets will be delivered to Turkey from the United States in March next year, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said. Akar said the F-35 programme was …

Turkey's air strikes kill 26 PKK militants in Iraq

Turkey's air strikes kill 26 PKK militants in Iraq

The Turkish military said air strikes its forces carried out killed 26 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq’s Qandil mountain region on June 12. Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said today …

Turkish Air Force kills 8 terrorists in Tunceli

Turkish Air Force kills 8 terrorists in Tunceli

Eight terrorists were killed in the rural area of the central district of Tunceli during an air operation in Turkey, the Tunceli Governor's Office said. According to the executive power of Tunceli province, an …

Turkish jets kill 41 PKK militants in Iraq

Turkish jets kill 41 PKK militants in Iraq

A total of 41 Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were killed during an air operation on March 22 in northern Iraq, the Turkish army said. The Turkish General Staff said in a statement that members of the PKK, who were …

 Turkey's military plane crashes in Izmir

Turkey's military plane crashes in Izmir

Turkish military plane crashed in Turkey's province of Izmir,  DHA agency reports, citing military sources. Both pilots died after a training aircraft crashed in the air force base in the district of Cigli, Izmir …

Turkish Air Force commander arrives in Azerbaijan

Turkish Air Force commander arrives in Azerbaijan

Commander of the Turkish Air Force, Army General Hasan Kucukakyuz has started an official visit to Azerbaijan today. Within the framework of the visit, the Turkish army general will hold several meetings in the …

Turkish airstrikes kill 5 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkish airstrikes kill 5 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkish fighter jets have killed five PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, the military said. According to an information note from the Turkish General Staff, the armed terrorists, who were reportedly planning an attack, they were killed in …

Erdogan: Turkish military to be positioned in Idlib

Erdogan: Turkish military to be positioned in Idlib

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey's Armed Forces would be positioned within Syria's Idlib. He noted that a tripartite mechanism between Turkey, Russia and Iran had been discussed. …

TurAz Qartalı - 2017 exercises start in Azerbaijan

TurAz Qartalı - 2017 exercises start in Azerbaijan

The joint tactical exercises of the Azerbaijani and Turkish air forces dubbed 'TurAz Qartalı 2017' were launched in Azerbaijan today The exercises involve up to 30 aircraft of the air forces of Azerbaijan and Turkey, including …

Erdogan approves new leaders for army, navy and air force

Erdogan approves new leaders for army, navy and air force

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan approved new leaders for the army, navy and air force, Resmi Gazete reported. The appointments come amid a continuing government purge of officers and civilians suspected of …

 Turkish air strikes kill 11 PKK militants in Mardin and Hakkari

Turkish air strikes kill 11 PKK militants in Mardin and Hakkari

Turkish warplanes struck Kurdish militant targets in two areas of southeast Turkey overnight, killing 11 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighters, the army said. One air operation was conducted in the Dargecit district of Mardin province, …

Kurds call on to set up no-fly zone after Turkish attacks

Kurds call on to set up no-fly zone after Turkish attacks

Syrian Kurdish forces called for a no-fly zone across the country's north in response to deadly Turkish air strikes the previous day, the media reported. "Only (by) declaring north Syria as a no-fly zone can YPG defend the …

 PYD: US coalition approves Turkish air strike on Kurds

PYD: US coalition approves Turkish air strike on Kurds

Turkish Air Forces could not have struck the positions of Kurdish militias in northern Syria and Iraq without receiving approval from the US-led coalition in the first place, the co-chairman of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), Salih …

Turkey hits Kurdish areas in northeast Syria

Turkey hits Kurdish areas in northeast Syria

Turkish warplanes carried out airstrikes on Tuesday against suspected Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq and in northeastern Syria, the military said. A Syrian Kurdish militia force said the strikes hit a media center, a local …