E-7T HİK Aircraft Belonging to Turkish Air Force Performs First NATO Mission Abroad

Turkish air force et hik plane performed its first foreign nato mission
Turkish air force et hik plane performed its first foreign nato mission

Within the scope of NATO Assurance Measures, the E-7T HİK aircraft belonging to the Turkish Air Force operated in the airspace of another NATO country for the first time.



According to the statement made by the Ministry of National Defense, within the scope of NATO Assurance Measures, the E-7T Peace Eagle Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft was engaged in the airspace of another NATO country for the first time. During the mission carried out in Romanian airspace on April 16, the air picture was shared with the Romanian Control Notification Center via Link-16.

In addition, according to the statement made by the Ministry of National Defense, the activity of creating and sharing a marine picture with electronic support was also carried out within the scope of the task in the Romanian airspace. Thanks to the marine painting creation and sharing activity, notification of the detections was made to CAOC (Combined Air Operations Center) Torrejon in Spain.

Activities carried out by the Turkish Air Force in Romania

According to the statement made by the Ministry of National Defense on February 21, 2021, it was stated that refueling was carried out over Romania with a tanker plane belonging to the Turkish Air Force. In the post made on the Twitter account of the Ministry of National Defense (MSB), “E-3A AWACS aircraft departing from Geilenkirchen in Germany and performing duties within the scope of Assurance Measures was refueled on Romania by KC-135R tanker aircraft belonging to our Air Force upon NATO's request. " statements were included.

According to the statement made by the Ministry of National Defense on January 28, 2021, it was stated that the tanker plane belonging to the Turkish Air Force was refueling NATO aircraft as part of the night mission for the first time on Romania.

In the post made on the Twitter account of the Ministry of National Defense (MSB), “NATO's E-3A AWACS aircraft departing from Germany and serving within the scope of Assurance Measures was refueled over Romania with KC-135R tanker aircraft belonging to our Air Force. With this mission, for the first time, a NATO aircraft was air-refueled during a night mission. " statements were included.

E-7T HİK aircraft participated in trainings within the scope of National Anatolian Eagle-2021

Within the scope of the National Anatolian Eagle-18 Training, in the post made on the official Twitter account of the Ministry of National Defense on April 2021, 2021; It was reported that "Attack on the Naval Task Group" trainings were carried out and the E-7T Peace Eagle Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft participated in these trainings. Within the scope of National Anatolian Eagle-2021 Training; It was announced that a total of 101 sorties were carried out during the trainings carried out to improve the Sea-Air cooperation.

In addition to the E-7T Peace Eagle Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft;

  • Turkish Air Forces; F-4E 2020, F-16, KC 135 Tanker, CN-235, AS-532 (Helicopter), C-130
  • Turkish Navy elements

had participated.

Armin
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