Turkish Air Force

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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 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 …

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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 …

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Turkish warplanes kill eight PKK militants

Turkish F-16 warplanes launched air strikes on Kurdish militants in southeast Turkey on Wednesday, killing eight of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighters, a provincial governor's office said. PKK militants had opened fire on …

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