Lockheed Martin and the production of fifth-generation F-35 fighters for the US military are facing difficult times. The Pentagon considers a strange decision - to replace the F-35s scheduled for replenishment in the US Army with the latest version of the F-16
According to Russian authors, Ankara is ready to abandon Russia's S-400 air defense systems and resume negotiations with Washington to purchase US Patriot air defense systems and fifth-generation F-35 fighters, respectively.
The Russians say USS Donald Cook will participate in them on an equal footing with Russia's S-400 air defense system, purchased by Turkey last year. Russian journalists expressed this opinion in the Aviapro news agency.
Russia wants to deploy S-400 air defense systems in Belarus. It is not a question of renting or "protection of fraternal territory" but a direct purchase from Minsk.
Russia's Interfax news agency reports that Turkey and Russia are preparing a meeting in late January to discuss several issues, including new deliveries of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems.
The head of the Turkish administration of the defense industry, Ismail Demir, announced that the Russian S-400 air defense systems are fully operational, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
Islamabad is likely to buy Russian S-400 air defense systems already ordered in series production for India. Such an opinion is creeping into the Russian and Asian media in recent days.
For almost two years now, Turkish S-400 anti-missile systems have been the apple of military strife between Turkey and Washington. At the end of 2020, the United States and Turkey will sit at the negotiating table on the same issue.
Today, US officially imposed sanctions on Ankara for the purchase of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing several sources, including Reuters.
Turkey conducted the first tests of the S-400 air defense systems purchased from Russia. The shooting took place in the northern Sinop region on the Black Sea coast of Turkey, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
A local source from Belarus claims that the Russian Federation has transferred its S-300 and S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems to the Republic of Belarus, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The story around the loud blackmail of Turkey by the United States over the Russian S-400 systems has reached the final point. Washington has finally decided the fate of the F-35 fighters, commissioned by Turkey - they will be supplied to the American armed forces.
Iran intends to acquire the latest Russian weapons, which include S-400 air defense systems, Su-35 and Su-57 fighters, and probably other Russian missile weapons, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Beijing is concerned that this is taking place against the backdrop of a border conflict between China and India. In recent months, it has escalated, with the result that for the first time in 45 years, there have been fatalities in this dispute.
A bill on sanctions against Turkey for the purchase of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems from the Russian Federation has been submitted to the US Congress, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing RT
The Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation of the Russian Federation reported that the transfer of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems by Ankara to Washington is impossible without the consent of the Russian authorities, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The US military began to test new secret planes over the Mojave Desert, which, according to the America's The Drive magazine, could be an ideal adversary for an equally effective Russian air defense system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
During the inspection, the on-duty units of the radio engineering and anti-aircraft missile regiments of the Air Defense Forces of the Russian Aerospace Forces discovered and carried out a conventional firing of control targets.
Negotiations between Russia and Turkey on the delivery of the second set of S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft systems are in an advanced stage,according the head of the FSMTC Dmitry Shugaev.
The Russian Navy has worked out a new tactic called the "hunting flock", designed to combat enemy submarines and defend their bases, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the Russian Ministry of Defense.