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Thales Delivers First Maritime Surveillance Aircraft to Turkey

Thales Delivers First Maritime Surveillance Aircraft to Turkey

Thales has achieved delivery of the first of three maritime surveillance aircraft under the Meltem II programme for Turkey. This aircraft will be operated by the Turkish Coast Guard from Izmir Air Base. Pierre Eric Pommellet, Senior Vice-President of Thales […]


US Patriots Set to Begin NATO Missile Defense In Turkey

US Patriots Set to Begin NATO Missile Defense In Turkey

The first elements of U.S. Patriot missile batteries deployed to Turkey earlier this month are expected to reach initial operating capability this weekend, a senior NATO officer reported. Plans are on track for two PAC-3 Patriot anti-missile systems and about […]


NATO Sets Up Missile Defense Shield In Turkey

NATO Sets Up Missile Defense Shield In Turkey

The Patriot missile defense system is meant to protect Turkey, in case neighboring Syria launches an attack. But the area is too big for the existing missile defense shield – not all cities are covered. At the beginning of February […]


Syria minister says nation will defeat conspiracy

Syrian civil war

Syria’s Defence Minister Fahd al-Freij said on Monday that the country will defeat a conspiracy against it and overcome “terrorist gangs,” state television reported. “Syria is the only country that works for the liberation of Palestine and the occupied Arab […]


Turkey Patriot missiles operational by Feb: NATO

The Patriot missile system being deployed to help protect Turkey from any spillover of the conflict in neighbouring Syria should be operational by early February, perhaps sooner, NATO said Monday. A NATO spokesperson said transport of troops and material got […]


NATO begins deploying Patriot missiles in Turkey

NATO begins deploying Patriot missiles in Turkey

NATO began deploying Patriot missiles in Turkey Friday to defend against threats from neighboring Syria, the US military’s European Command (EUCOM) said. US military personnel and equipment arrived at Incirlik Air Base in southeastern Turkey to support NATO’s Patriot battery […]


Turkey to Buy AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Air Missiles

Turkey to Buy AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Air Missiles

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Dec. 21 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Turkey for Sidewinder missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $140 million. The Government […]


Last Advanced Block 50 F-16 Unveiled For Turkish Air Force

Last Advanced Block 50 F-16 Unveiled For Turkish Air Force

Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) and Lockheed Martin unveiled the last Turkish-built F-16 at a ceremony held at TAI’s facilities in Ankara. The ceremony was attended by Deputy Undersecretary of Turkish Defense Industries Mr. Serdar Demirel and high level executives […]


Russia backs Syria as US, Germany send Patriots

Russia insisted on Friday its stand on the conflict in key ally Syria was unchanged, while Washington and Berlin prepared to deploy Patriot missiles and troops near Turkey’s border with the country. A foreign ministry spokesman in Moscow said Russia’s […]


 
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