Turkish Armed Forces

Nine jet pilots back in the army after being released from detention

Nine Turkish Air Force jet pilots who were detained and then released as part of probes against Gülenists were re-assigned and are participating in aerial operations after the military said it was experiencing a personnel deficit due to major suspensions in the institution.   

Turkey to implement British model for military medical services

Turkey will implement the British model in providing military medical services after it transferred all military medical academies to the Health Ministry, the health minister has said, underlining that the new model will increase the quality and efficiency of the service provided to the army.

Turkey, Russia agree on joint understanding in resolving regional issues in key military meet

The Turkish and Russian top soldiers held extensive discussions in Ankara on a wide range of issues, including the ongoing turmoil in Syria, in the first top level military-to-military meeting since the two countries resolved a crisis

Turkey's top soldier says army gets stronger as 'traitors' removed

The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) continues to carry out a variety of duties to maintain security and stability across Turkey, the region and the world, while getting stronger with the removal of "traitors" from within its ranks, Turkish Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar has said in his written statement for the Eid al-Adha holiday. 

73 more air force personnel dismissed in coup attempt probe: Defense Ministry

A further 73 personnel from the Turkish Air Force have been dismissed from the army as part of the ongoing investigation into the Fetullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ), which has been accused of the failed coup attempt of July 15, the Defense Ministry announced Sept. 7.