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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, […]


Aselsan Developing Multimission Phased-Array Strategic Radar for Turkey

Aselsan Developing Multimission Phased-Array Strategic Radar for Turkey

Turkey has awarded its biggest defense company, Aselsan, a contract for the design, development, and production of a domestically-executed strategic radar. The Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM) signed the deal with Aselsan in early August. The multimission phased-array radar, known […]


Turkey to withdraw troops from UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon

Turkey to withdraw troops from UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon

Turkey plans to pull out troops from the UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon UNIFIL, Turkish and UN sources said Saturday, while denying that the decision was linked to the kidnapping of two pilots. “An approximately 250-person engineering construction force will […]


Former UK aircraft carrier towed to Turkey for scrap

Former UK aircraft carrier towed to Turkey for scrap

HMS Ark Royal, formerly Britain’s flagship aircraft carrier, sailed out of its home port on Monday to be scrapped in Turkey. Britain, which has always prided itself on its sea power, will have to do without the ability to launch […]


Pakistan Delivers First Batch of Turkish UAV Parts to Turkey

Pakistan Delivers First Batch of Turkish UAV Parts to Turkey

Pakistan Aeronautical Complex, Kamra handed over first batch of Turkish UAV (ANKA) parts to Turkish Aerospace Industry (TAI) in an impressive ceremony held during International Defence Exhibition & Fair (IDEF) at Istanbul, Turkey. After the signing ceremony, Mr Muharrem Dortkasli, […]


 
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