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Pakistan Delivers First Batch of Turkish UAV Parts to Turkey

Pakistan Delivers First Batch of Turkish UAV Parts to Turkey

Pakistan Aeronautical Complex, Kamra handed over first batch of Turkish UAV (ANKA) parts to Turkish Aerospace Industry (TAI) in an impressive ceremony held during International Defence Exhibition & Fair (IDEF) at Istanbul, Turkey. After the signing ceremony, Mr Muharrem Dortkasli, […]


Turkish fighter jet crashes near Syrian border

Turkish fighter jet crashes near Syrian border

A Turkish F-16 fighter jet crashed in south-eastern Turkey on Monday near the Syrian border, and its pilot is believed to have safely ejected, an army statement said. “Radio communication was cut around 2:15 pm (1115 GMT) with the F-16 […]


White House: no Patriot missiles in Syria

White House: no Patriot missiles in Syria

The White House said Tuesday that NATO would not provide Patriot missile batteries to protect rebel strongholds in Syria, following a request from opposition chief Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib. Khatib asked for an extension of the umbrella provided by Patriot positions […]


Turkey awaits ‘historic’ ceasefire call by Kurdish rebel chief

Turkey awaits ‘historic’ ceasefire call by Kurdish rebel chief

Jailed Kurdish rebel chief Abdullah Ocalan was set to call a “historic” ceasefire on Thursday, raising expectations for an end to a three-decade conflict with Turkey that has cost tens of thousands of lives. The widely anticipated ceasefire call is […]


Turkish jets strike Kurd rebels in Iraq: military source

Turkish jets strike Kurd rebels in Iraq: military source

Turkey sent jets across its border with Iraq to strike separatists from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), a local military source said Thursday. The jets bombed 12 targets in the Kandil Mountains in the autonomous Kurdistan region of Iraq […]


Syria says Israel hit military research center

Syria says Israel hit military research center

An Israeli air strike hit a military research centre near Damascus at dawn on Wednesday, the Syrian army said, denying reports that the raid targeted a weapons convoy near the Lebanese border. Residents who spoke to AFP on condition of […]


Thales Delivers First Maritime Surveillance Aircraft to Turkey

Thales Delivers First Maritime Surveillance Aircraft to Turkey

Thales has achieved delivery of the first of three maritime surveillance aircraft under the Meltem II programme for Turkey. This aircraft will be operated by the Turkish Coast Guard from Izmir Air Base. Pierre Eric Pommellet, Senior Vice-President of Thales […]


US Patriots Set to Begin NATO Missile Defense In Turkey

US Patriots Set to Begin NATO Missile Defense In Turkey

The first elements of U.S. Patriot missile batteries deployed to Turkey earlier this month are expected to reach initial operating capability this weekend, a senior NATO officer reported. Plans are on track for two PAC-3 Patriot anti-missile systems and about […]


NATO Sets Up Missile Defense Shield In Turkey

NATO Sets Up Missile Defense Shield In Turkey

The Patriot missile defense system is meant to protect Turkey, in case neighboring Syria launches an attack. But the area is too big for the existing missile defense shield – not all cities are covered. At the beginning of February […]


 
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