The Turkish Navy and Air Force hold drills off the Libyan coast
The Turkish Navy and the air force carried out joint drills off Libya's coast, Turkish Defense Ministry reported on June 12.
“In an effort to practice and improve the uninterrupted conduct of long-distance operational tasks directed by operations centres in Turkey, Turkish Naval and Air Forces conducted High Seas Exercises on 11 June 2020. The exercise was jointly planned and successfully concluded.” Turkish Ministry of Defence tweeted.
This exercise is seen as a display of force to demonstrate the resolve and ability of Turkey to execute operations far from home.
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