PAF made a public statement from its social media account, stating that a contingent comprising F-16 Block-52 combat jets assigned to PAF’s No. 5 Squadron arrived at the base. The photos show five aircraft on the base. PAF also said, “Hosted by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force - TuAF), Anatolian Eagle mimics a realistic aerial war promoting interoperability between the participating nations in addition to providing an opportunity for shared learning.”
Fleets from Azerbaijan, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, United Kingdom are expected to land soon. UAE will attend the exercise with F-16 Block 60 and Saudi Arabia with F-15SA jets. Qatari Emirate brings the Eurofighters.
The exercise will take place between 02 May-12 May 2023.