The Chief of the Turkish General Staff is a military person of rank general, who presides the general staff of the armed forces - army, navy, air force - of Turkey. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chief of the Turkish General Staff"
The Chief of the Turkish General Staff is a military person of rank general, who presides the general staff of the armed forces ( army, navy, air force) of Turkey. ...more on Wikipedia about "List of Chiefs Turkish General Staff"
This is a list of military hospitals in Turkey. ...more on Wikipedia about "List of military hospitals in Turkey"
The Millî İstihbarat Teşkilatı (Turkish for National Intelligence Organization) is the central intelligence agency of the Republic of Turkey. The National Intelligence Organization has an important role with regards to its duties and responsibilities within the state structure of the Republic of Turkey. In fact, through the Law no. 2937 as of January 1, 1984 on State Intelligence Services and the National Intelligence Organization, the legislature has established the legal responsibilities of the MIT and its importance within the state structure by subordinating it directly to the Prime Minister who is responsible for the conduct of the general politics of the country. Under the same law, the MIT is entrusted with the duty to deliver National Security Intelligence nationwide and to convey such intelligence to the President, Prime Minister, Chief of General Staff and General Secretary of the National Security Board as well as the other relevant institutions. ...more on Wikipedia about "Millî İstihbarat Teşkilâtı"
Branch of Turkish Armed Forces, Turkish Air Force (Turkish: Türk Hava Kuvvetleri), aside from US Air Force, has the highest number of F-16 aircraft in the world. Turkish Air Force can participate in exercises conducted overseas. With in-flight refueling capability, Turkish aircraft can join live exercises in central Europe and return to home bases in Turkey, and fly directly from Turkey to USA crossing the Atlantic Ocean. ...more on Wikipedia about "Turkish Air Force"
Turkish Armed Forces ( Turkish: Türk Silahlı Kuvvetleri TSK) consists of the Army, Navy (includes Naval Air and Naval Infantry) and Air Force. The Gendarmerie and Coast Guard operate as the parts of internal security forces in peacetime and are subordinate to the Army and Navy Commands respectively. In wartime, both has so law enforcement and military functions. ...more on Wikipedia about "Turkish Armed Forces"
Branch of Turkish Armed Forces, at a short notice, Turkish Army (officially known as Turkish Land Forces) (Turkish: Türk Kara Kuvvetleri) can deploy 90,000 to 100,000 men strength Army Corps to conduct joint operations. The total number of troops is around 1,000,000. Turkish Army can conduct air assault operations with lift capability of 5 or 6 battalions at a time day and night. ...more on Wikipedia about "Turkish Army"
The Gendarmerie of The Republic of Turkey is a branch of Turkish Armed Forces, which is responsible for the maintenance of Safety and public order as well as carrying out other duties assigned by laws and regulation, is an armed security and law enforcement force, having military nature. ...more on Wikipedia about "Turkish Gendarmerie"
The Turkish Armed Forces of the Turkish Republic, having great geopolitical and geostrategic importance, comprise the Army, Navy and Air Force that are subordinate to the Turkish General Staff. The General Command of Gendarmerie and the Coast Guard Command, which operate as the parts of internal security forces in peacetime, are subordinate to the Army and Navy Commands, respectively in wartime, has both so law enforcement and military functions ...more on Wikipedia about "Turkish General Staff"
Branch of Turkish Armed Forces, Turkish Navy (Turkish: Türk Deniz Kuvvetleri) can participate in international operations and exercises beyond Mediterranean Sea. Submarines can individually navigate up to 15.000 nautical miles and return to home bases. ...more on Wikipedia about "Turkish Navy"
The Turkish Stars are the aerobatic demonstration team of the Turkish Air Force and the official national aerobatic team of Turkey. The team was formed on November 7, 1992, was officially named the Turkish Stars on January 11, 1993. The team flies 8 Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighters, making them one of the few teams to fly supersonic aircraft aerobatically. ...more on Wikipedia about "Turkish Stars"
Village guards ( Turkish: Koruculuk) are paramilitaries. Originally they were set up and funded by the Turkish state in the mid 1980s under the direction of Turgut Özal. Their stated purpose was to act as a local militia in towns and villages, protecting against attacks and reprisals from the insurgents, terrorists and guerrillas of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). They have been implicated in attacks on Kurdish internally displaced persons returning to their villages after forced evacuation. Around 50,000 to 90,000 village guards are still present in southeastern Turkey, also referred to as northern Kurdistan. ...more on Wikipedia about "Village guards"
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