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Anatolian Eagle 16-2

During June 2016 the 3rd Jet base at Konya in Turkey hosted the second edition of the excercise Anatolian Eagle scheduled for 2016. Next to a contingent of the hosting Turkish Air Force, Italy, Saudi Arabia, the Netherlands and Pakistan followed the invitation and deployed aircrafts to Konya.

Developed by the findings of the studies from Red Flag, Anatolian Eagle held in Konya became the third major place for large scale aerial combat exercises after Red Flag in Nellis and Maple Flag in Cold Lake. Since the first event in 2009, 13 different nations where welcomed as particpants in Konya. 

The following countries particpated in AE 2016-2:  Italy / Saudi Arabia / Netherlands / Pakistan / Turkey

A selection of pictures from AE 2016-2 can be found in the Gallery 2016.

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