Turkey's alternatives to US F-35 fighter jets are available and "offers are coming in", President Recep Erdogan said, quoted by BGNES.
Ankara and Washington clashed over Turkey's acquisition of Russia's C-400 missile systems, which the US says are not compatible with NATO defense and pose a threat to Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 stealth jets.
At least seven servicemеn in Afghanistan have been killed after the helicopter they were traveling with crashed, AFP reported.
According to the Afghan Ministry of Defense, the air force's MI-17 helicopter crashed due to "technical faults".
"All the seven crew members including four pilots were martyred in the incident," the ministry said in a statement.
Two Turkish F-16 fighter jets flew over the Anthropofagi and Makronisi chain of islets in the eastern Aegean the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA) said Monday.
The two F-16 jets entered Athens' Flight Informational Region (FIR) without submitting a flight plan at 2.37 p.m. and 2.39 p.m.
Servicemen with the Romanian Land and Air Forces will be present at the NATO Days, due to take place Friday through Sunday, in Ostrava, in the Czech Republic, the Ministry of National Defense (MApN) informs in a release sent to AGERPRES on Thursday.