Turkish army

Turkish pilot carries out first F-35 jet flight

A Turkish fighter pilot has carried out the first flight of the F-35 jet as part of ongoing training in the U.S., the Turkish General Staff said. Early July, the Pentagon said Turkish pilots and maintenance personnel were being trained …

Turkish forces eliminate top PKK member in Iraq

Turkish forces eliminated a senior member of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which is listed as a terrorist organization in Turkey, during an operation in Iraqi Sinjar, the Turkish general staff said. "Ismail Ozden, a …

Turkey to use Russia's S-400s if necessary

Turkey will use the S-400 surface-to-air missile batteries it plans to acquire from Russia if necessary, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said during a joint live broadcast by private TV channels TGRT Haber, TVNET, …

Turkish military convoy attacked in Hakkari

Two Turkish village guards were killed and three others wounded when a roadside bomb exploded today as their vehicle was traveling in an area near Turkey’s border with Iraq and Iran, security sources said. The Turkish military …

Mass poisoning in one of Turkey's military units  Amasya

Servicemen got poisoned in one of the military units in Turkey’s Amasya province, the Turkish media reported. Reportedly, the poisoning occurred after deratization [a set of measures to exterminate rodents] was carried out in the …

Altay tanks to strengthen Turkish army

Istanbul-based armored vehicle manufacturer BMC won the contract to mass produce Turkey's next-generation main battle tank (MBT), Altay. Following the bidding process the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM) would now hold …