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U.S Allows Turkey to Rejoin the F-35 Program Under Certain Conditions

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Pentagon would consider allowing Turkey to rejoin the F-35 program only if the Russian-made S-400 air defense system is completely removed from Turkish soil, meaning the government in Ankara could not simply keep the systems deactivated in warehouses, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense 360 U.S. Read more:

Donald Trump Pleads Turkey Not to Activate the S-400 Missile Defence System

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on the request of President Trump, called Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu with a simple pitch on Wednesday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense One. Read more: ‘It is Not Fair’ That Washington Cannot Sell Ankara F-35 Fighter Jets, Donald Trump Said “I’m in the camp of, if

The First Shipment of a Russian Missile Defense System Has Arrived in Turkey

ANKARA, (BM) - The first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Military Times. A Defense Ministry statement said "the first group of equipment" of the S-400 air defense systems has reached the Murted Air Base near the capital, Ankara. The delivery of parts of the system will

The Delivery of S-400 for Turkey is Underway, Erdogan Said

ANKARA, (BM) - Preparations continue to dispatch Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system to Turkey and an operation to load them onto a transport plane is underway, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. "The preparations for the dispatch of S-400 system continue. The loading is underway. There are agreed dates for S-400

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

Turkish F-35 Pilots in the U.S. Must Leave the Country by July 31, Pentagon says

WASHINGTON, (BGM) - Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan is taking significant steps toward cutting Turkey out of the F-35 fighter jet program over concerns about Ankara’s plans to purchase a Russian missile system, telling his Turkish counterpart that pilots currently training in the United States must leave the country by July 31

CEO of Lockheed: We’ll Be Fine if Ankara Buys The Russian S-400 Instead of Our Jets

BETHESDA (BGM) - Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson downplayed the impact of a potential U.S. ban on Turkey’s purchases of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, saying other countries are already angling for Ankara’s jets, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense One. Speaking Wednesday at Berstein’s Strategic Decisions Conference in New York,

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

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