Turkey`s F-35 Deal
The F-35 Lightning II family of American stealth multi-functional fifth-generation fighter-bombers became the "first victim" of the Russian S-400 Triumph air defense systems, writes the Indian edition of the EurAsian Times.
Russian air defense systems S-400 "Triumph" took up combat duty in Turkey and can now be used directly for their intended purpose - to protect the country's borders from any external air threats and missile attacks, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
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
Turkey promises to protect the secret data of the Russian C-400 anti-aircraft missile systems from leakage as well as the data of the fifth-generation F-35 American fighter, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
In a letter sent to Secretary of Defense Mark Esper on Monday, lawmakers warned the Pentagon that any plans to purchase components of F-35 fighter jets from Turkey undermine US pressure on the country.
The US will not refuse to purchase F-35 combat aircraft parts manufactured in Turkey until 2022, US Department of Defense spokesman Lt. Col. Mike Andrews said on June 30, BulgarianMilitary.com reports.
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.
Turkey’s plans to activate the S-400 missile defense systems it acquired from Russia last year are still being implemented, despite a long delay in their activation, Turkish President’s spokesman Ibrahim Kalin told France 24
Ahmet Davutoglu in a live interview with a journalist of the newspaper Yeni Çağ said that Ankara and Washington could agree “behind closed doors” to not put into service the S-400 missile systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Russian military was banned from being at military facilities where the ongoing deployment of S-400 air defense / missile defense systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing Ismail Demir statement.
Russia expects in the foreseeable future to agree to supply Turkey with an additional batch of S-400 air defense systems, Dmitry Shugaev, director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTS)
The American company Lockheed Martin, which is engaged in the production of F-35A fighters, put an end to the discussion of Turkey's participation in the project
The United States is seriously worried about the situation related to the purchase by Turkey of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
US Permanent Representative to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison called on Turkey to abandon the Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems (air defense systems) in connection with the situation in the Syrian province of Idlib
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DAVOS, (BM) - Russian anti-aircraft missile systems (SAM) S-400 are compatible with American F-35 fighters and do not pose a threat to NATO, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said at a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and!-->!-->!-->…
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WASHINGTON, (BM) - On Wednesday, members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate voted to adopt a package of sanctions against Turkey over Ankara’s operation in northeastern Syria and the purchase of Russian S-400 air defense systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according senior committee democrat Robert Menendez statement. !-->!-->!-->…
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