"We will check the effectiveness of Russian aircraft": Turkey promises to send F-16 to Libya


Turkish journalist and political scientist Mehmet бекanbekli said on his Twitter account that Turkey "will soon send 6 F-16 fighters to take control of the Libyan sky." This was reported by the Arab edition of Arabic Defense.


Chanbekli noted that the decision to send Turkish combat aircraft to Libya was made after Russia “sent its fighters to help Haftar’s troops.”

We’ll test the effectiveness of Russian aircraft in the sky over Libya and test the Turkish F-16s against Haftar

- stressed the Turkish expert.

Formerly American Command in Africa published images of military aircraft of the Russian Federation, which are going to be used in Libya to support the military operations of the so-called PMC Wagner. Russian mercenaries allegedly fight with the troops of retired Major General Khalifa Haftar against the forces of the Government of National Accord (PNS) near Tripoli.

US military commander General Stephen Townsend noted that military aircraft were delivered from Russia to Libya via Syria, and their color was changed to different colors for camouflage purposes. The American general also pointed out that these fighters will, along with Russian mercenaries, fight the PNS.
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  1. 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) 27 May 2020 10: 07
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    We’ll test the effectiveness of Russian aircraft in the sky over Libya and test the Turkish F-16s against Haftar

    After all, they will agree, they will find adventures in their own ... Russia and it will not be necessary to send anyone. Those who want to drive off the "ravens of the Sultan" to pinch feathers for the weekend. The downed plane no one forgot.

    US military commander General Stephen Townsend noted that military aircraft were delivered from Russia to Libya via Syria, and their color was changed to different colors for camouflage purposes. The American general also pointed out that these fighters will, along with Russian mercenaries, fight the PNS.

    American generals sank to the level of domestic gossip. Degradation, however.
  2. gorenina91 Online gorenina91
    gorenina91 (Irina) 27 May 2020 10: 56
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    "We will check the effectiveness of Russian aircraft": Turkey promises to send F-16 to Libya

    US military commander General Stephen Townsend noted that military aircraft were delivered from Russia to Libya via Syria, and their color was changed to different colors for camouflage purposes. The American general also pointed out that these fighters will, along with Russian mercenaries, fight the PNS.

    - It is unlikely that it will come to direct air collisions ... - But if this happens, then ... it does not bode well for our pilots ... - Personally, I am unpatriotic; but everything will look very serious ... and the lives of our pilots are much more valuable than any kind of ambition ...
    1. Eugene-Eugene Offline Eugene-Eugene
      Eugene-Eugene (Eugene) 27 May 2020 19: 13
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      But what about job descriptions?
  3. Orange big Offline Orange big
    Orange big (Max) 27 May 2020 10: 57
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    F-16 in vain they drag in Libya. They will bring down after all. Air defense in the first place. And losing the F-16 is not the next dozen Bayraktar to write off. Like children are straight.
    1. gorenina91 Online gorenina91
      gorenina91 (Irina) 27 May 2020 12: 06
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      - Yes, air defense can drive down the F-16; but F-16s can beat our ...
  4. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
    Bulanov (Vladimir) 27 May 2020 12: 06
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    While there is a war in Libya, Africans and Arabs are massively settling in the EU. Have you read about the Notre Dame Mosque?
    Soon the EU will be forced to circumcise and forbidden to drink wine ...
  5. Jamal Mustafayev (Jamal Mustafayev) 28 May 2020 02: 26
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    Let's get a look. Upgraded MiG-29UB, if they really flew from Khmeimim, they can be equipped with the newest four Air-to-Air R-77M missiles with a range of 180 km. Speed ​​up to 5-6 swings. And what about the outdated F16 with a range of up to 110 km. Let's say that they have modernized them and also have the same missiles with a range of up to 180 km. And what will the Turkish pilots do if they turn on electronic warfare on the MiG-29UB and they also sent 2 4 ++ Su-35S aircraft to support them for cover? Those in general have the most powerful electronic warfare in the world and have the most long-range missiles up to 380 km. So even against the MiG-29UB, the F16 has no parity, since the electronic warfare is weaker, and getting involved in close combat with our MiG-29UB is fatal for the Turkish Air Force. I am sure if they converge in aerial combat, the F16 has no chance. And it is better for them not to go out against the Su-35S at all, they will tear them like a hot water bottle. Even there, Egypt has our 15 Su-30SM aircraft and 9 French Rafale aircraft in the store, and if something happens, Egypt will use them, and then the Turkish Air Force has nothing to do there. I think that is why Egypt so confidently threatened Turkey, realizing its qualitative superiority, having new aircraft that are much higher than the Turkish ones. Now let's see who is stronger there, time will tell. But I do not believe that Turkish pilots will get involved in a direct air collision with the MiG-29UB, and even more so with the Su-30SM, Su-35S and Rafal.
    1. Igor Pavlovich Offline Igor Pavlovich
      Igor Pavlovich (Igor Pavlovich) 4 June 2020 20: 31
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      ... well, and finally, in which case - we are their caps, caps !!!
  6. rotkiv04 Offline rotkiv04
    rotkiv04 (Victor) 28 May 2020 13: 42
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    The hockey player came up with the next multi-path, but the result is predictable.