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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 […]


Missiles on Syria border prelude to intervention: report

Missiles on Syria border prelude to intervention: report

NATO’s deployment of Patriot missiles on Turkey’s restive border with Syria is a prelude to military intervention in the country to help “terrorist groups,” a pro-regime newspaper reported on Tuesday. The pro-regime Al-Watan newspaper said that the deployment of missiles […]


NATO Approves Turkey’s Request for Patriot Missiles

NATO Approves Turkey’s Request for Patriot Missiles

NATO foreign ministers have agreed to Turkey’s request for Patriot anti-missile batteries to defend the country against possible airstrikes from neighboring Syria. The decision came during the first of two days of meetings at alliance headquarters in Brussels, with ministers […]


Deploying Patriots in Turkey to take some weeks: US

Deploying Patriots in Turkey to take some weeks: US

Even if NATO foreign ministers approve Turkey’s request to deploy Patriot missiles on the border with Syria as expected, it will still take some weeks to get them in place, a top US official said Monday. The United States was […]


Russia Opposes NATO Missiles In Turkey

Russia Opposes NATO Missiles In Turkey

Russia has said it opposes the potential deployment of NATO missiles in Turkey. Proponents say the move could help secure Turkey’s border with Syria, currently embroiled in civil war. Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich voiced Moscow’s concern over NATO’s […]


 
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