Multinational military air exercise begins in Turkey

Air forces of foreign commands show great interest in the exercise since the Third Air Base in Konya has the largest training area in Europe.

Multinational military air exercise begins in Turkey

Anatolian Falcon 2010/2, a major multinational military air exercise, will be held at the third air base in the central Turkish province of Konya on June 7 and 18, 2010.

The Turkish military said in a statement posted on its web page that besides 39 jets of the Turkish Air Forces, the United States would join the exercise with 10 F-15 jets, the United Arab Emirates with 6 Mirage-2000-9 jets, Italy with 5 AMX jets, Spain with 6 F18 jets and NATO with 1 E-3A Awacs plane.

The first Anatolian Falcon exercise took place between April 28 and May 16, 2008 while the second was held between June 9 and 20, 2008 with the participation of jets from Turkey, the United States, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates and NATO.

Air forces of foreign commands show great interest in the exercise since the Third Air Base in Konya has the largest training area in Europe.

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