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 Incirlik Air Base, Turkey

Incirlik Air Base is an air base, located near İncirlik, Turkey. Incirlik Air Base is located 8 kilometers (5 miles) east of Adana, Turkey, the fifth largest city in the country, and is 56 kilometers (35 miles) inland from the Mediterranean Sea. The United States Air Force and the Turkish Air Force are the primary users of the air base, although it is also used by the Royal Air Force.


Incirlik Air Base is the home of the 10th Air Wing (Ana Jet Üs or AJÜ) of the 2nd Air Force Command (Hava Kuvvet Komutanlığı) of the Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri). Other wings of this command are located in Merzifon (LTAP), Malatya/Erhaç (LTAT) and Diyarbakır (LTCC).


Incirlik Air Base has a U.S. Air Force complement of about five thousand airmen, with several hundred airmen from the Royal Air Force and Turkish Air Force also present, as of late 2002. The primary unit stationed at Incirlik Air Base is the 39th Air Base Wing (39 ABW) of the U.S. Air Force. Incirlik Air Base has one 3,048 m (10,000 ft)-long runway,[1][3] located among about 57 Hardened aircraft shelters.

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His forces have encircled, blacked out and menaced American troops stationed at Turkey's Incirlik air base. And now they are threatening to launch attacks on our U.S. Special Forces units in Syria. Furthermore, Erdogan has harshly imprisoned American pastor Andrew Brunson - a microcosmic example ...
Early on Saturday, the United States, the United Kingdom and France launched strikes on a number of targets in Syria in response to the alleged chemical attack in the Damascus' suburb of Douma. READ MORE: French Intel Alleges Syria Hiding Chemical Weapons Since 2013 -- Report. Incirlik Air ... Massacres

ANKARA, April 14 (Xinhua) -- The Incirlik air base in southern Turkey was not used in the U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria, Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said Saturday. Turkey was informed of the attack in advance, Bozdag said in a tweet on his twitter account. U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim ...
The United States has transported the Armag weapons vault from Turkey's Incirlik Air base to another facility, YeniSafak reported. According to the source, a 40-ton portable weapons vault was transported to another country via a C-5M Super Galaxy transport aircraft. There has been no official ... Turkey
Reports about the US army closing two air bases which are crucial for its operations in the region, Incirlik military air base in Turkey and Al Udeid military air base in Qatar, were denied by the US. According to a statement by the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) on March 25, these reports ...
"The U.S. is not leaving Incirlik Air Base in Turkey, nor is the U.S. leaving Al Udeid AB, Qatar. These reports are ... "There is zero credibility to news reports asserting the U.S. is leaving Incirlik and Al Udeid AB in Turkey and Qatar," Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White tweeted Sunday. "These reports ...
The United States has started shifting its air base in Qatar's Al Udaid to Saudi Arabia in a major move that could redefine the country's ties in the ... administration is in the process of another momentous move, packing up its air force and quitting Incirlik in southern Turkey, the biggest air base in the region.
The Pentagon is also looking at Andravida in southern Greece as a replacement for Incirlik. “US installations are being shipped out of Al Udaid in Qatar to the Prince Sultan Air base in central Saudi Arabia near Al Kharj, which lies 77km south of Riyadh,” DEBKAfile added. Fifteen years ago, this base was ...
Though Germany relocated its forces from Incirlik to Jordan last year, after Ankara refused to allow a German delegation to visit the facility, Washington in ... by UD Ambassador to Athens Geoffrey Pyatt – the air base at Nea Anchialos air base near Volos, and the air base of Kalamata, in the Peloponnese.
Drawdown in Incirlik. We may have just witnessed the next casualty of the U.S. policy in Syria: a sharply scaled-back U.S. presence at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey, The Wall Street Journal reported this weekend. Built with U.S. help in the 1950s to help counter the Soviet Union, the base has in recent decades ...
For the past several years, Incirlik Air Base has been a strategic linchpin in the bombing campaign against the Islamic State. (Staff Sgt. Eboni ... Friction between the United States and Turkey may be scaling back the U.S. footprint at the strategically important Incirlik Air Base in southern Turkey. The U.S. ...
The U.S. military has sharply reduced combat operations at Turkey's İncirlik air base and is considering permanent cutbacks there, reports the Wall Street Journal. The U.S. officials told the WSJ that this shift was driven by tensions between Washington and Ankara. The U.S. has used the base to conduct ...
Tech. Sgt. Jacob Wielgosiek, 39th Medical Operations Squadron surgical services flight chief, assists Master Sgt. Matthew Wilt, 39th Civil Engineer Squadron additional duty first sergeant, with yoga poses during a physical therapy session at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Feb. 2, 2018. Yoga can increase balance ...
... and was sent for brief stints at Dhahran Air Base in Saudi Arabia to participate in Operation Southern Watch and to Incirlik Air Base in Turkey ...
Guller also mentioned Turkey's Incirlik Airbase which he said "plays an extremely important role for America because of its geographic and ...

The government and its people have threatened and called for the end of our long term agreement to use Incirlik Airbase. Is that what allies do?
Still, Washington maintains access to Incirlik Air Base, which is around ... already has moved its forces from Incirlik to Jordan's al-Asrak airbase.
At risk are future military ties between the two NATO allies and continued access to Turkey's Incirlik air base, a strategic facility used by the U.S. ...
This base was renamed “ Incirlik Air Base” on 28 February 1958. Establishing Incirlik Airbase created an “advanced defense front” against the ...
... asked NATO to remove its nuclear weapons from İncirlik Air Base. ... July 15 coup bid, Turkish military personnel can lock down the airbase.
Having withdrawn from Turkey's İncirlik Air Base, German troops have had to start operations in Jordan earlier this week without immunity from ...
... much the US really needs Turkey's Incirlik Air Base — and whether it's worth the .... “Our people ask, 'Why are they using the Incirlik Airbase?
The arrival of four Luftwaffe Tornadoes in Al-Asraq, Jordan, on 4 October, completed the German withdrawal from Incirlik in Turkey, ...
In June 1985, the recently promoted Lt. Col. Cox was sent to a primary care facility in Incirlik Air Base in Turkey where she dealt with everything ...
Fuentes said she had only been in the Air Force two years when she was tasked to deploy to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Then two months into her ...
Reynolds has more than 13 years of library experience, which includes service as a library director at Incirlik Air Base in Adana, Turkey, on a ...
Turkey Lets 7 German Lawmakers Visit Konya NATO Air Base ... been engaged in anti-Islamic State operations from Turkey's Incirlik air base.
In recent months, there has been some speculation that the U.S. would withdraw its nuclear weapons from İncirlik Air Base and search for other ...
Turkey has also restricted access for German parliamentarians seeking to visit German troops at the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey, leading ...
Citing the relocation of American families from the air base as U.S.-Turkish ... An aerial view of the airfield at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey, Nov.
... The United States wants to spend more than $30 million to upgrade military facilities in Turkey, including the strategic Incirlik Air Base and a ...
The areas adjacent to Turkey's Incirlik Air Base, where more than 20,000 foreign military personnel were earlier based, currently look deserted ...
... from the Incirlik Air Base in Southern Turkey to Jordan from July. ... The forces will now operate out of an airbase near the city of Azraq in ...
US drone crashes in southern Turkey after leaving Incirlik Air Base ... Turkey after taking off from Incirlik Air Base, the military said Friday.
The U.S. Air Force has used Incirlik air base, near Adana, as a staging post for the air campaign against IS in Syria and Iraq since 2015.
Turkish police have detained a suspected Daesh terrorist who was allegedly planning a drone attack on U.S. aircraft at Incirlik air base in ...
... detained a suspected Islamic State (IS) militant from Russia who was allegedly planning a drone attack on U.S. aircraft at Incirlik air base.
The U.S. Air Force has used Incirlik air base, near Adana, as a staging post for the air campaign against IS in Syria and Iraq since 2015.
Turkey previously did not allow German deputies on May 15 to pay a visit to İncirlik Air Base in Adana on the grounds that Germany's stance ...
In May, a top Turkish newspaper published an editorial that called for U.S. troops and warplanes to be kicked off the Incirlik Air Base because of ...
STUTTGART, Germany — The U.S. should move its nuclear weapons from Incirlik Air Base and start looking for alternatives to the longtime ...
... Operation Support Squadron commander, prepares to taxi to the flightline in an A-10 Thunderbolt II July 11, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.
FILE PHOTO: A technician works on a German Tornado jet at the air base in Incirlik, Turkey, January 21, 2016. REUTERS/Tobias ...
Similar incidents in the past prompted Germany to move their military aircraft and roughly 250 troops from Turkey's Incirlik Air Base to Jordan.
Germany started pulling its troops from the Incirlik Air Base in southern Turkey's Adana province Sunday, German media reported. According to ...
Most of the German contingent was based at the Incirlik base, but have been moved to the Al-Asrak base in Jordan after the Turkish ...
Three U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt IIs taxi along the flightline, July 15, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Turkey is moving forward with plans ...
Previously, Turkey blocked a group of German lawmakers from visiting the servicemen at the Incirlik Air Base, prompting German Chancellor ...


 

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