Turkish Armed Forces

Saudi warplanes to arrive at Turkey's ?ncirlik air base on Feb 26

Saudi warplanes sent to support the U.S.-led anti-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) coalition have been scheduled to arrive at ?ncirlik Air Base in Turkey's southeastern province of Adana on Feb. 26, private broadcaster CNN Türk has reported.

The report said advance guards had already arrived at the base as of Feb. 25.

Two soldiers killed in PKK attacks in Diyarbak?r's Sur

One soldier was killed on Feb. 24 in the Sur district of southeastern province of Diyarbak?r during clashes with outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants, the Turkish General Staff has announced, in addition to another soldier who has succumbed to his injuries 12 days after an attack in the same district.

Anka carries out first missionary flight

Anka, an unmanned aerial vehicle developed by the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), carried out its debut missionary flight in the eastern province of Elaz?? on Feb. 5. 

Taking off from Elaz?? Airport, Anka ("Phoenix" in English) ascended to an altitude of 19,000 feet to carry out a four-hour exploration and observation flight.