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Turkey Formally Inducts First AEW&C Aircraft

Turkey Formally Inducts First AEW&C Aircraft

Attending a ceremony held at the 3rd Main Jet Base Command in the province of Konya to put into service the Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft as part of the project entitled ‘Peace Eagle’, President Gül underscored the […]


5-7 Air Defense Artillery Soldiers assume responsibilities in Turkey

5-7 Air Defense Artillery Soldiers assume responsibilities in Turkey

After months of hard training and expectation, the rubber finally hit the road in Turkey for the 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command. With a formal transfer of authority in the southeastern […]


US has time to boost bid for Turkey missile system: FM

US has time to boost bid for Turkey missile system: FM

Turkey would look again at a US bid for a multi-billion-dollar contract for the country’s first long-range anti-missile system providing Washington agrees to produce it jointly, a top Turkish official said Monday. A “final decision has not been taken,” Turkey’s […]


Turkey hopes to finalise China missile purchase in six months

Turkey hopes to finalise China missile purchase in six months

Turkey is hoping to finalise negotiations to acquire its first long-range anti-missile system from China in six months’ time, the head of the country’s procurement agency said Thursday. “The immediate goal for us is in about six months to come […]


Turkey open to new bids for anti-missile system

Turkey open to new bids for anti-missile system

Turkey said Saturday it was open to new bids in its plan to acquire its first long-range anti-missile system, should its controversial negotiations with China come to nothing. “It is not a finalized deal yet. If US and European companies […]


NATO wants say in Turkey-China missile deal

NATO wants say in Turkey-China missile deal

NATO’s chief said Tuesday he hoped Turkey would keep in mind the military alliance’s views as it mulls a missile defence deal with China. Anders Fogh Rasmussen said NATO member Turkey could buy equipment from any source after Ankara raised […]


China Defends Turkey-China Missile Defence Deal

China Defends Turkey-China Missile Defence Deal

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying on Tuesday responded to NATO and U.S. concern over Turkey’s decision to co-produce a missile defence system with a Chinese firm by describing such military trade between China and Turkey as normal. Turkish Defence Minister […]


US ally Turkey defends choice of Chinese missiles

US ally Turkey defends choice of Chinese missiles

Turkey on Wednesday defended its decision to enter talks with China to acquire its first long-range anti-missile system, in spite of protests from its ally Washington. It also made clear that no deal had yet been finalized. “The Chinese gave […]


Turkey Reinforces Syria Border as Erdogan Backs US Attack

Turkey Reinforces Syria Border as Erdogan Backs US Attack

Turkey deployed tanks and anti-aircraft guns to reinforce its military units on the Syrian border, as the U.S. considers strikes against Syria. Convoys carrying tanks and rocket-launchers headed to border areas in Hatay, Gaziantep and Sanliurfa provinces today and yesterday, […]


 
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