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Turkey Conducted Air, Sea Drills Off Libyan Coast (Video)

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Turkey Conducted Air, Sea Drills Off Libyan Coast (Video)

17 Turkish warplanes and 8 frigates took part in the “High Seas Exercises” off the Libyan coast, the Turkish Armed Forces announced.

“During the 8-hour mission extending nearly 1050 NM (2000 km) away from Turkish territorial waters, command and control procedures were practised, exercises that included in-flight refuelling, joint naval-air operations were conducted and the maritime and air picture was built and shared,” the defence ministry said.

The Turkish drills took place as the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord and Syrian militant groups supported by Turkey are preparing to storm the Libyan port city of Sirte, which is in the hands of the Libyan National Army.

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  • Lelouch Vi Britannia

    God may give power to Turkish Army.

    • Zionism = EVIL

      No divine intervention needed, the Arab militaries are totally useless with no history of nationalism or pride, they will NOT FIGHT TURKEY as I wrote months ago. Egyptians can not implement combined arms operations over a battalion level, let alone mobilize mobile SAM and forward tactical airbases in the deserts to fight Turkey, which controls all the developed infrastructure on the coast now. Turkish AWACS linked to NATO surveillance satellites monitor Egyptian airspace anyway.

      • Assad must stay

        Well let’s look at it another way, maybe and hopefully sisi sees this as a chance to show the world arabs are indeed strong and capable and not as ineffective as you claim, at least I hope so. I will never support turkey, not in libya or syria, as they use terrorists and shithadists to further their goals

        • Zionism = EVIL

          Arabs have surprised the world sometimes too, General Shazly was a first rate general, but again was backstabbed by Sadat. Sisi is really a cunt and a nobody and Morsi made the mistake of picking up a junior major general because he thought that the guy was harmless, not knowing that he was on CIA and Mossad payroll.

          • Assad must stay

            i thought sisi was just like installed or something by the west after morsi was ousted

  • Dick Von Dast’Ard

    Looking very much like the Russians and Turks are regional business partners.(politically cooperating in both Syria and Libya)

    • Ronald

      Would you expand on that.

      • Zionism = EVIL

        Turkey shares border and history with Russia, which today can not afford to have another NATO enemy on its Southern Flank. Arabs don’t rate very high in Russian thinking due to bad experience during USSR era. Russians want at least a neutral Turkey, they tested the waters with Haftar, but he proved to be a useless cunt, so they would rather stick with Turkey and so has Iran. The Arabs disunity and pathetic military performance would put anyone to shame. BTW, on paper the Egyptian cunts have far superior weaponry that Turkey, but their pilots are useless and 70% of the equipment is in pathetic shape. On top of that there is a full scale war going on in Sinai and the Bedouins linked with alCIAda want an independent state. That does not look good for the dumbass Sisi whose military is in no condition to fight the second largest army in NATO. Turkey is following the Americunt textbook in draining Libya of all its oil and same goes for Syria. It is sad but true.

      • Dick Von Dast’Ard

        I think that they both could…

        Libya summit tomorrow: Russian AirForce Вкс Special Flight Squadron Tupolev Tu154M flew from Moscow Chkalovsky to Istanbul Atatürk. Russian military personnel & diplomats arrive to Istanbul to advance attendance of Russian FM Lavrov & DM Shoigu at ministerial level Libya summit.

        https://russia.liveuamap.com/en/2020/13-june-libya-summit-tomorrow-russian-airforce–special

        I hope that both answers and doesn’t answer your query.

        • Ronald

          :) Thanks for answering and not answering, we’ll see what tomorrow brings.

    • Brother Ma

      In the long game yes. Day -to -day though Russia still with LNA.

      • Zionism = EVIL

        I don’t believe so. Russia tested the waters, but UAE and Egyptians proved to be complete cunts and cowards. Kremlin decision based on accurate GRU ground reports if you read Russian media, sealed the LNA fate. On top of that the LNA conducted a lot of mass killings of civilians, so the Wagner Group was pulled out. Now personally, based on operational and logistical analysis, unless Russia directly gets involved the LNA and Egypt are fucked. The Turks are in a position now to exert a lot of pressure on the cunt Sisi for overthrowing the Muslim Brotherhood elected government. Dr. Morsi was very popular in Egypt and the region as he was about to open the Rafaz crossing and normalize relations with Iran.

    • Zionism = EVIL

      That is hardly a newsflash my friend, as I have been saying from get go. The USSR/Russians fully understand how useless the Arab armies are. Seriously, it is beyond humiliating that on paper the Egyptian cunts have exactly the same SAM systems including S-300, Hawk, Tor1, Buk, SA 2/5/6 systems as Iran, but the morons simply don’t have the educated manpower or even basic mobile forward deployment capability that even the Congolese military has. As I have said all along THERE ARE NO GOOD GUYS IN THE LIBYAN CONFLICT. The Hafter cunt committed mass murder on the outskirts of Tripoli as the mass graves have been unearthed. Perhaps that is why Russia pulled out the Wagner group. These Arab tribal savagery has turned off most people. As I said again, the Turks will retain control over Libya and North Syria unless the Arabs fight back, and I along with the GRU report don’t see any signs of that. Russia like the USSR is tiring of Arab cowardice. Sisi is an absolute cunt coward.

      • Dick Von Dast’Ard

        Said in your own inimitable style.

        • Zionism = EVIL

          Your analysis is pretty spot on, generally too :)

      • Tommy Jensen

        Gaddafi was a good guy. There must be more Libyans that are good guys. Whatta bout those who came, saw and the new US Embassador to Libya died? Whatta bout them??

        • Zionism = EVIL

          Kaddafi was a bit quirky, but was an honest good man, and literally created modern Libya. Before him the British installed “King” Idris was a corrupt fuckwit. The problem with Kaddafi was that for a small country, he tried to punch above his weight. He should have created an alliance with Algeria instead. I have a lot of time for the Algerians, they are tough Berbers and don’t take bullshit from anyone. Kaddafi’s son Saif al Islam, would be the best bet .

          • Assad must stay

            Yes I really hope he is brought into power and not some dirt bag puppet rat

          • Ronald

            Qaddafi’s son announced his support for Haftar more than 6 months ago.

  • Brother Ma

    Crap. I heard the real oil. Libyan jets scared the Turco jets off from bombing LNA positions. The Turks thus faced a public relations disaster and had to invent this cover story quickly. Noone flies this distance for tests. Hahahah.

    Not only were they scared off but I heard they had to fly back out the exact route they had come from . No deviation allowed to them at all. You came in this door ,well you bloody welll leave from it too. Get out!!!

    • Assad must stay

      Good, torki needs to mind its own business and stop propping up terrorists

      • Ice Icegold

        You didn’t understand him .
        He is against Turkey.

    • Ice Icegold

      I red an article saying exactly the same .
      I think it’s the truth.

  • Rhodium 10

    In Libya there is a war between Egypt ( north african/arab power) and Turkey ( Ottoman dream)..it is to say Al Sisi vs Erdogan!….Egypt have failed to conquer Tripoli and is satisfied with maintaining the east and the south as well as oil/gas fields and export ports ( Ras Lanuf)…but Turkey wants to play another card..it is to defeat Al Sisi and his fake army ( like all Arab armies)…it would be possible if Turkey deploy F-16 in Misrata to prevent airstrikes of the LNA/Egypt air force!…all can change if Greece and Russia military support Egypt…but Russian Oligarchy ( especially the etnic Turquic) have strong economic interests in Turkey and Greece lives on summer tourism..therefore a war in the central Mediaterranean doesnt suit them!…anyway I dont Rule that Russian military staff decide to separate both contendients deploying forces in Sirte ( S-400, Special forces, Wagner PMC on ground) and Russian Navy ( Kalibr cruise missile) on sea near Libyan coast!

    • Zionism = EVIL

      Actually, to get the Turkeys out of Libya is far easier as their supply lines are extended and largely dependent on an airbridge, if the LNA or whoever is fighting them are provided with effective layered SAM network and a few SSM, they are kaput. Libya is a big empty country and the Turkeys would have to bring in their own cannon fodder to control beyond the 80 kms wide coastal strip that has 90% of the population. The Germans and Rommel faced the same problem. Russia if it wanted to can turn the tables in a few days.

      • Assad must stay

        Hope so!

        • Zionism = EVIL

          That is the 64 million dollar question amigo.

  • Tommy Jensen

    We also conducted something.

  • Assad must stay

    Wow scary hahaha not

  • Domenic Patrone

    The Turks may be preparing for an amphibious landing on the coast, east of Sirte. They’ll be a fairly open place where they would attempt to land, maybe within a mile or two of Sirte, straight to the target with minimal interference.