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The Turkey’s Purchase of S-400 Concerns Only Ankara and Washington, but Not NATO

ANKARA, (BM) - Permanent Representative of Turkey to NATO Basat Ozturk said that the problems related to the Turkey's acquisition of the Russian S-400 air-defence systems were a matter of the bilateral relations between Turkey and the United States, and not with the North Atlantic Alliance, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. “S-400 is not a NATO

Turkey to Display Its Own 5th Gen Stealth Fighter Jet at the Paris for First Time

PARIS, (BM) - Turkish Aerospace, a company that builds significant parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, announces that at Paris Air Show it will show off a full-scale model of a new fighter jet its building, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according comapny`s statement. Read more: The U.S. Offer to Sell Patriot Missiles Was Not As Good As

Turkish Jets Violated Greek National Airspace 99 Times on Tuesday – GEETHA

ATHENS, (BM) - In what is seen as a response to an ongoing annual exercise by the Hellenic Navy in the Aegean, Turkish jets violated Greek national airspace 99 times on Tuesday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting e-Kathemirini and according the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA) statement. Forty-six of those violations were

Kurdish Militants Were Killed in Syria by Turkey`s Military Forces

ANKARA, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Turkey killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria’s Tel Rifaat region on Sunday in retaliation for an attack that killed a Turkish soldier, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the Turkish Defence Ministry statement. Read more: Israel intends to take care of the “Syrian Problem” by itself due the US`s decision to

Turkey Has Launched a “Claw Operation” Against PKK Targets in Northern Iraq (Video)

ANKARA (BGM) - The Turkish military has launched a counter-terrorism operation against PKK targets in northern Iraq’s Hakurk region, according to the Defense Ministry, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Hurriyet. Called “Operation Claw,” the offensive started in the afternoon on May 27 with artillery salvos and airstrikes, the ministry said

Turkey: They Can Not Kick Us Out of the F-35 Program

ANKARA (BGM) - Tensions have escalated between two NATO allies after Washington gave Ankara two weeks to decide on its S-400 deal with Russia, threatening to remove the country from the F-35 program, as we (BGN) reported this month. Read more: The United States Has Given Turkey Two Weeks to Abandon the Russian S-400 Missile Systems The US

Turkey Is Ready for S-400 Delivery

ANKARA, Turkey (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Ankara is ready to accept the delivery of S-400 missile systems as soon as Russia is ready to deliver them, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stated on Friday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Turkish Servicemen Will Start Training In Russia to Operate S-400 Missile Defence System

America Wants Sanctions Against Turkey If It Buys the Russian S-400 System

WASHINGTON, the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com) - A group of US congressmen, representing the Democrats and Republicans, presented a resolution calling on several committees of the US House of Representatives for “full implementation of sanctions” against Turkey under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), and for

The Deal Between Russia and Turkey for the S-400 Is Stopped According German Media

BERLIN, Germany (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The Bild's German online edition published late on Friday last week that, according to the information from diplomatic circles that reached them on Friday, the deal between Turkey and Russia for acquisition of the Russian S-400 has been stopped, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Turkey: We Are

Otokar Has Made Debut the Very First Version of the AKREP Electric Vehicle

ISTANBUL, Turkey (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Otokar has made debut the very first version of the family “AKREP IIe Electric Vehicle” at IDEF 2019 in Istanbul, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence and Technology. The AKREP II is the latest product of Otokar’s design and development studies and a proof of Otokar’s ability to leverage its

Turkey Is Likely To Become a Russia Partner in an S-500 Air Defence Project

ISTANBUL, Turkey (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The dynamics in the deterioration of the US-Turkey relations over the past few months, mainly related because of the fact that Turkey buys the Russian S-400 systems, may cause Russia to invite Turkey as a partner in the development of the new S-500 air defence system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.

Russia and Turkey Are Jointly Working on Developing Helicopters

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Russia and Turkey are jointly working on developing helicopters, the press office of Russia’s state arms seller Rosoboronexport reported on Monday, learned BulgarianMilitary, quoting UKDJ Read more: Russia Tests a New Onboard AI System on Mi-28N Attack Helicopter “We have a number

Turkey Is Taking Quick Steps to Develop Its Own Air Defence Systems

ISTANBUL, Turkey (BulgarianMilitary.com) - “Turkey is taking quick steps to develop its own air defence systems”, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in the speech to the defence industry in Istanbul, learned BullgarianMilitary.com Read more: Turkey Has Released a Turkish-Language Advertisement of the Russian 5th Generation Su-57

Erdogan Says Turkey Won’t Turn Back From S-400 Deal with Russia

ANKARA, Turkey (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On Saturday, in a speech in Burdur, telecast by the NTV channel, the Turkish President Recep Erdogan stated that Ankara would not give up buying the S-400 missile systems from Moscow. His statement comes a day after the informal deadline, set by the U.S. Turkey to respond whether it will go ahead with the

Turkey Cleared by the USA to Purchase a Package of Patriot Systems

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) — Despite the ongoing disputes in connection with the decision of Turkey to buy the Russian air defence system S-400, the United States State Department has cleared Ankara to purchase a package of Patriot systems at the estimated price of $3.5 billion, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Turkey’s

Observation Posts to Be Set Up by the US Military on Syria-Turkey Border

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The U.S. Defence Secretary James N. Mattis announced that the United States military is setting up several observation posts in Syria beside the border with Turkey, learned BulgarianMilitary.com During a Pentagon press briefing on 21 November 2018, Mattis explained that the major purpose of the…

Four New Commando Brigades and Military Appointments in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (BulgarianMilitary.com), 17 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva Alongside with the new presidential cabinet of Turkey, at the meeting of the Turkish Supreme Military Council, held in August, were taken the first steps of the new defense conception that concern restructuring changes, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The…

The Negotiations on An-188 Joint Production between Turkey and Ukraine Move Onwards

ANKARA, Turkey (BulgarianMilitary.com), 30 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Antonov/the An-188 aircraft showcased at Eurasia-2018 in Antalya, Turkey Turkish officials revealed that the negotiations on the joint production of the An-188 STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) military cargo aircraft between aerospace and procurement…

ARMA 6×6 by Otokar, Turkey

PLOVDIV (Bulgaria), May 30, 2018, Source: Otokar, Photo: Otokar (green camouflage) ARMA is a new generation modular multi-wheeled vehicle with superior tactical and technical features. Thanks to its superior mobility, high mine and ballistic protection and wide range of weapon integration options, ARMA is capable to serve modern armies in the…

Turkey and Rolls-Royce Will Soon Finalize the TF-X Engine Deal

ANKARA (Turkey), May 29, 2018, Author: Bm News Team, Photo: Adam Berry/Getty Images The Defence Procurement Agency of Turkey and Rolls-Royce will soon finalize the TF-X engine deal. In connection with that a letter of intent was signed by Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) chief Ismail Demir and British Minister for Defence…

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