7th Corps (Turkey)

The 7th Corps is a field corps of the Turkish Land Forces. Its headquarters is in Yenişehir, Diyarbakır. The 2nd Army affiliated to the Turkish Land Forces.[1] Turkey provinces; It protects Hakkâri, Şırnak, Şanlıurfa and Siirt against foreign threats that may come from abroad.[2]

7th Corps
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Founded1921
CountryTurkey Turkey
BranchTurkish Army
TypeInfantry
SizeCorps
Part ofSecond Army
Garrison/HQYenişehir, Diyarbakır
EngagementsPKK-Turkey conflict (1978-present)
Turkey–ISIL conflict (2013-present)
Commanders
Major generalYılmaz Yıldırım

UnitsEdit

  • 3rd Special Forces Division (Yüksekova, Hakkari)
  • 2nd Motorized Infantry Brigade (Lice, Diyarbakır)
  • 3rd Commando Brigade (Siirt)
  • 21st Motorized Infantry Division (Şırnak)
    • 6th Motorized Infantry Brigade (Akçay, Şırnak)
    • 23rd Motorized Infantry Brigade (Silopi, Şırnak)
    • 48th Motorized Infantry Brigade (Gülyazı, Şırnak)
  • 7th Mechanized Infantry Division (Diyarbakır)
  • 107th Artillery Regiment (Siverek, Şanlıurfa)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Army - Order of Battle". GlobalSecurity.org. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  2. ^ Nigel Thomas (1987). NATO Armies 1949-87 (First ed.). Osprey Publishing. p. 39. ISBN 978-0850458220.