EXERCISES AND SHOWS

  • Volkan-15 Exercıse was held between 07 and 13 February 2015 by Combatant Air Force and Air Missile Defense Command with participation of combat and combat support units over all Turkey air zone.
  • The aim of exercise is to improve all kinds of air operations capabilities, the command and control process and readiness level of units
  • Turkish Air Force participated in the exercise with air and ground units.
  • International Işık-2015/1 Exercise was held with the participant of international units between 30 March and 10 April 2015 in 3rd Main Jet Base/Konya.
  • The purpose of the exercise is to develop personnel rescue operations under the command and control process, to cooperate between CSAR assets, to improve Survival and Air Medevac skills, to cooperate and improve CAS and Dynamic Targeting skills, tasks, to enhance the level of interoperability and to determine areas of cooperation.
  • Turkey, USA, Azerbaijan, Spain, TRNC, Hungary and Romania participated in the exercise with CSAR assets and air units.
  • Exercise Deniz Yıldızı-2015, was conducted from 06 to 16 April 2015 in the Mediterranean and Marmara Sea.
  • The aim of the annually conducted exercise is to fulfill the operational and training requirement of participating Units and promote security in Black Sea.
  • Turkish Naval Forces, Turkish Coast Guard and Turkish Air Force participated in the exercise with naval and air units.
  • Exercise Joint Warrior (JW)-2015, hosted by UK was conducted on 09-24 April 2015 in the North Sea.
  • The aim of JW is to provide a joint, multi-threat environment in which UK, NATO, Allied and PFP units and their staffs will undertake collective training in tactical formations in preparation for employment in a Combined Joint Task Force.
  • Turkish Naval Forces and Turkish Air Force, alongside with USA, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Spain, Norway, Portugal, UK and NATO units participated in the exercise with naval and air units.
  • Martyr Ensign Caner Gönyeli Search and Rescue Exercise were conducted from 09 to 13 June 2015 in territorial waters, mainland and air space of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), as well as in the international waters within the Search and Rescue Region of Turkey.
  • The aim of the annually conducted exercise is to improve the interoperability between Turkey and TRNC in the field of search and rescue and to enhance the training of SAR units.
  • Search and rescue units both from Turkey and TRNC participated in the exercise, as well as observers from various nations.
  • Exercise Phoenix Express-2015, hosted by USEUCOM was conducted between 15 and 25 May 2015 in the Mediterranean.
  • The aim of exercise is to improve cooperation and coordination level between participating units, improve training level about Maritime Interdiction Operations, and share experience.
  • Turkey, participated in the exercise with naval units and staff officers.
  • Anatolian Eagle (AE) 15 Training, hosted Turkey, was conducted between 08 and 19 June 2015 in 3rd Main Jet Base/Konya.
  • The aim of the training is to train fighters for victory, to systematically test and evaluate the fighters’ combat readiness levels and to manage the tactical training progress, to build a background and knowledge base in order to make research on tactical aeronautics.
  • AE 15 Training was conducted with the participation of with participation of units from Turkey, UK, Spain, Germany, USA and NATO.
  • Exercise Breeze-2015, hosted by Bulgaria was conducted between 03 and 12 July 2015 in the Black Sea.
  • Exercise Sea Breeze-2015 provides diversified training opportunities for participating surface, subsurface, and air assets, in order to help the participant staff improve their skills in planning and execution, to exercise interoperability between allied navies and enhance cooperation.
  • Turkey, USA, Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, NATO Standing Maritime Groups participated in the exercise with naval units and staff officers.
  • Exercise Sea Shield-2015, hosted by Romania was conducted between 17 and 24 July 2015 in the Black Sea.
  • The aim of the exercise is to improve cooperation between participating units and apply NATO Naval Procedures.
  • Turkey, USA, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Ukraine NATO Standing Maritime Task Group-1 participated in the exercise with naval units and staff officers.
  • TURAZ Kartalı-2015 exercise, hosted by Azerbaijan, was conducted on 27 August-18 September 2015.
  • The aim of the exercise is to improve the interoperability between Turkey and Azerbaijan in the field of air operations, as well as being opportunities for Turkish and Azerbaijan Air Forces to share ideas and experiences.
  • Turkish Army Force and Turkish Air Force participated in the exercise with air units.
  • Exercise Sea Breeze-2015, hosted by Ukraine was conducted from 31 August to 12 September 2015 in the Black Sea.
  • Exercise Sea Breeze-2015 provides diversified training opportunities for participating surface, subsurface, and air assets, in order to help the participant staff improve their skills in planning and execution, to exercise interoperability between allied navies and enhance cooperation.
  • Turkey, USA, Germany, İtaly, UK, Sweden, Moldovia, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine and Georgia participated in the exercise with naval units.
  • Exercise Cooperative Resolve was conducted on 07-10 September 2015 in İtaly.
  • The aim of the exercise is to improve training, cooperation and interoperability between participating countries’ land forces and prepare those forces for Peace Support Operations.
  • Army Forces personnel participated in the exercise from Turkey and USA.
  • Indus Viper exercise, hosted by Pakistan, was held with the participation of Turkish and Pakistani units between 04 and 16 October 2015.
  • The aim of the exercise is to improve the interoperability between Turkey and Pakistan in the field of air operations that includes all types of air-to-air and air-to-ground and a wide variety of support missions. As well as being opportunities for Turkish and Pakistani Air Forces to share ideas and experiences.
  • Turkish Air Force participated in the exercise with air units.
  • Eternity exercise was conducted from 05 to 09 October 2015 in Turkey with participation of Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia.
  • The aim of the exercise is to improve interoperability and cooperation between participating countries and to train personnel for possible Peace Support Operations.
  • Army Forces personnel participated in the exercise from Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia.
  • Turkey –Jordan Bilateral Special Forces Exercise was conducted from 17 to 28 October 2015 in Ankara.
  • The aim of the exercise is to exchange knowledge and to improve friendship and interoperability between two nation’s Special Forces.
  • Special Forces and units participated in the exercise from two countries.
  • Turkey- Qatar Bilateral Exercise (NASR-2015) was conducted from 17 to 29 October 2015 in Qatar.
  • The aim of the exercise is to improve cooperation and interoperability between Turkey and Qatar Land Forces.
  • Exercise was conducted with the participant of Turkish Land Forces, Special Operations Forces and Gendarmery units.
  • Exercise Doğu Akdeniz-2015, was conducted from 06 to 16 April 2015 in the Mediterranean and Marmara Sea.
  • The aim of the Exercise Doğu Akdeniz-2015 is to provide diversified training opportunities for participating surface, subsurface, and air assets, to help the participant staff improve their skills in planning and execution, to exercise interoperability between allied navies and enhance cooperation.
  • Turkish Naval Forces, Turkish Coast Guard, Turkish Air Force and US NAVY units participated in the exercise with naval and air units.
  • Exercise Trident Juncture-2015, hosted Spain, İtaly and Portugal was conducted on 21 October-06 November 2015 in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • The aim of TRJE15 is to showcase NATO’s abilities to from NATO NRF Forces, train tactical level units and exchange knowledge and experience between NATO countries in “Crises Response Operation” scenario.
  • Turkish Naval Forces and Turkish Air Force participated in the exercise with naval and air units.
  • NUSRET 2015 Exercise will be conducted between 21 and 27 October 2015 in Çanakkale/Saroz Bay.
  • The aim of the exercise is to conduct an exercise that provides training for planning, conducting and assessing the phases of maritime mine warfare with enhancing cooperation and interoperability between allied and friendly nation’s navies.
  • Turkey, USA, Bulgaria, Romania and Greece participated in the exercise with naval and air units.
  • Egemen-2015 Amphibious Exercise was conducted between 24 and 28 October 2015 in Aegean Sea.
  • The aim of the exercise is to fulfill the operational and training requirement of participating Units.
  • Turkish Naval Forces, Turkish Air Force and US NAVY participated in the exercise with naval and air units.
  • SOLOTÜRK, 04 January 2015, Sarıkamış Martyrs Memorial Events (Kars),
  • SOLOTÜRK, 23 February 2015, Independence Day of Ardahan (Kars),
  • Türk Yıldızları, 18 March 2015, 18 March Çanakkale Sea War Victory (Çanakkale),
  • SOLOTÜRK, 21 April 2015, 475’th, International Mesir Festival (Manisa),
  • SOLOTÜRK, 23 April 2015, 23 April National Sovereignty and Children’s Day (Soma/ Manisa),
  • Türk Yıldızları, 24-26 April 2015, 100th Commemoration of Çanakkale War (Çanakkale),
  • SOLOTÜRK, 28 April 2015, Vienna Document Festival (Akıncı/ Ankara),
  • Türk Yıldızları, 10 May 2015, Turkish Language Feast (Karaman / Konya)
  • Türk Yıldızları, 16 May 2015, Ahilik Week Celebrations (Kırşehir),
  • SOLOTÜRK,16 May 2015, Young Eagles Aviation Activities (İstanbul),
  • SOLOTÜRK, 17 May 2015, Commemaration of ATATÜRK, Youth and Sports Day (İstanbul),
  • Türk Yıldızları, 19 May 2015, Commemaration of ATATÜRK, Youth and Sports Day (Samsun),
  • SOLOTÜRK, 24 May 2015, Air Force Tehcnical School Aviation Festival (İzmir),
  • Türk Yıldızları, 30 May 2015, 562 Anniversary of The Conguest of İstanbul (Yenikapı / İstanbul),
  • Türk Yıldızları, 31 May 2015, Traditional Air Force Activities (İzmir),
  • SOLOTÜRK, 30-31 May 2015, Traditional Air Force Activities (İzmir),
  • Türk Yıldızları, 06-07 June 2015, Finland International Air Show (Turku / Finland),
  • Türk Yıldızları, 13-14 June 2015, Poland International Air Show (Poznan / Poland),
  • Türk Yıldızları, 20-21 June 2015, Romania International Air Show (Baneasa / Romania),
  • SOLOTÜRK, 20-21 June 2015, Spain International Air Show (Spain),
  • SOLOTÜRK, 28 June 2015, Independence Day of İzmit (İzmit),
  • Türk Yıldızları, 19-20-21 July 2015, Peace and Independence Celebrations of TRNC (TRNC),
  • SOLOTÜRK, 19-20 July 2015, Peace and Independence Celebrations of TRNC (TRNC),
  • Türk Yıldızları, 25 July 2015, İntroduction of Aviation (Kayseri),
  • SOLOTÜRK, 14 August 2015, Pakistan Air Show (İslamabad/Pakistan),
  • Türk Yıldızları, 30 August 2015, 30 August Victory Festival (AKM / Ankara),
  • SOLOTÜRK, 31 August 2015, Graduation Ceremony of Turkish Air Force Academy (İstanbul),
  • Türk Yıldızları, 05-06 September 2015, İtaly International Air Show (Rivolto / İtalya),
  • Türk Yıldızları, 15-16 October 2015, Foundation Day of TRNC (TRNC),
  • SOLOTÜRK, 15-17 October 2015, Foundation Day of TRNC (TRNC),