Canard aircraft

Anti-aircraft systems activated in joint military exercise with France

French Rafale fighter jets put the capabilities of the Cyprus army's anti-aircraft umbrella to the test during a joint military exercise on Monday.

The Rafale combat aircraft launched into Cyprus skies from aboard the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, the French navy flagship, and took on the role of attack to test the effectiveness of the Cyprus army's anti-aircraft warfare.

Erdogan says eyeing Russian jets; plans to meet Trump in New York

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey will ensure it is able to buy and produce fighter jets and that Russian Su-35s and Su-57s are a possible alternative to US planes.
He also said that he plans to meet US President Donald Trump next month at the United Nations General Assembly in New York in mid-September.