Post Tagged with: "turkey"

US backs Turkey’s ‘right to self-defense’

US backs Turkey’s ‘right to self-defense’

The United States said Thursday that it supported Turkey after it sent its military into Iraq to strike at Kurdish rebels in retaliation for an attack that killed 24 soldiers. “We very clearly support Turkey’s right to self-defense,” State Department […]


Israel a threat to region because has atomic bomb: Erdogan

Israel a threat to region because has atomic bomb: Erdogan

Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday branded Israel as a “threat” to its region, accusing it of owning nuclear weapons, in a defence of Palestinians. “I right now see Israel as a threat for its region, because it […]


Turkey’s NATO radar to protect Israel: Iran

Turkey’s NATO radar to protect Israel: Iran

Turkey’s hosting an early-warning radar as part of NATO’s missile defence system is to protect Iran’s arch-foe Israel, the official IRNA news agency cited the defence minister as saying on Thursday. “Installation of the radar system is to defend the […]


Turkey asks US to base Predators on its soil: report

Turkey asks US to base Predators on its soil: report

The United States is considering a request from Turkey to base Predator drones there to operate against Kurdish separatists based in northern Iraq, The Washington Post reported late Saturday. Citing unnamed senior US military officials, the newspaper said a decision […]


Turkey will protect its aid ships for Gaza: PM

Turkey will protect its aid ships for Gaza: PM

Turkey’s naval forces would escort Turkey’s humanitarian aid ships bound for the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, the Anatolia news agency reported late Thursday. “We have humanitarian aid to be sent there. And our humanitarian aid will […]


Turkey says Israel lacks “trade ethics” in military deals

Turkey says Israel lacks “trade ethics” in military deals

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel on Wednesday of lacking “trade ethics” in bilateral military contracts. “Israel has shown disloyalty in our bilateral agreements in the defense industry area,” Erdogan told reporters, referring to a military agreement on […]


Turkey to host radar for NATO missile defense

Turkey to host radar for NATO missile defense

Turkey plans to deploy an early warning radar by the end of the year as part of NATO’s missile defense system for Europe, officials said Friday. Leaders of the 28-member NATO alliance endorsed plans in Lisbon last year to launch […]


Turkey Agrees to Host NATO Radar System

Turkey Agrees to Host NATO Radar System

Turkey has agreed to deploy an early warning radar system by the end of the year as part of NATO’s missile defense program for Europe. It is aimed at countering the threat of missile attacks from Iran. Turkish military officials […]


Turkish military renews raids on PKK bases in Iraq: army

Turkish military renews raids on PKK bases in Iraq: army

Turkish jets bombed bases in northern Iraq used by the separatist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in a fresh campaign last week that killed as many as 160 rebels, the military said Monday. “Based on the results of exploration and target […]


 
Ratio of armour to infantry http://t.co/dYdTruAJyE #forum #military2 days ago