The Pentagon signed a contract for work at Turkish Incirlik air base
ANKARA, (BM) – The US Department of Defense signed a contract with Turkish companies for construction work at the Incirlik airbase (Adana province, Turkey) for the period until the end of 2024 and a total of $ 95 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the Pentagon press service statement.
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The ministry said that “eight Turkish construction companies were awarded a contract worth $ 95 million for design and construction work on the construction of general-purpose elements of military related infrastructure at the US Air Force airbase in Turkey,” TASS reports.
On the American side, one of the structures signing the contract is the 39th financial squadron deployed at Incirlik airbase.
At the moment, the 39th US Air Force wing is deployed at Incirlik airbase.
BulgarianMilitary recalls that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said December 15 that Ankara may close two bases in Turkey where U.S. soldiers are stationed “if necessary”.
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“If necessary, we will hold discussions with all our delegations, and if necessary, we may close Incirlik [air base in southern Adana province] and Kurecik [radar station in eastern Malatya province],” Erdogan said in a televised interview.
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