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German Arms Exporters Book Record Sales

German Arms Exporters Book Record Sales

German arms dealers logged record foreign sales in 2010, according to an annual government report. The opposition has urged more limits for weapons exports. German arms manufacturers exported weapons worth 2.1 billion euros ($ 2.8 billion) in 2010 – a […]


Electronic Warfare Test and Measurement Systems Delivered To Turkey

Electronic Warfare Test and Measurement Systems Delivered To Turkey

Northrop Grumman has announced the delivery of Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator (CEESIM) systems and a Signal Measurement System (SMS) to Aselsan, the Turkish high technology defense electronics company based in Ankara. In three separate contract awards, Northrop Grumman was selected […]


We’ll hit NATO shield in Turkey if threatened: Iran

We’ll hit NATO shield in Turkey if threatened: Iran

Iran will target NATO’s missile shield in neighbouring Turkey if it is threatened by military action, the commander of the aerospace division of the Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday. “We are prepared to first target the NATO defence missile shield […]


US shifts drones from Iraq to Turkey: Pentagon

US shifts drones from Iraq to Turkey: Pentagon

The United States has deployed Predator drones to Turkey from Iraq for surveillance flights in support of Ankara’s fight against Kurdish rebels, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday. With US forces withdrawing from Iraq by the end of the year, the […]


US says Turkey will not escort aid flotilla to Gaza

US says Turkey will not escort aid flotilla to Gaza

The United States said Thursday it has received assurances from Turkey that it would not send warships to accompany two new aid ships seeking to break Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip. The United States also signaled its opposition to […]


Turkey to Buy AH-1W Super Cobra Attack Helicopters

Turkey to Buy AH-1W Super Cobra Attack Helicopters

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Turkey for three AH-1W SUPER COBRA Attack Helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $111 […]


Turkish troops, planes attack Kurds in Iraq

Turkish troops, planes attack Kurds in Iraq

Turkish forces crossed into Iraq Thursday to strike at Kurdish rebels and warplanes pounded their bases in retaliation for the death of 24 soldiers, officials said. “A large-scale land operation, backed by air strikes, has begun in five separate spots […]


US backs Turkey’s ‘right to self-defense’

US backs Turkey’s ‘right to self-defense’

The United States said Thursday that it supported Turkey after it sent its military into Iraq to strike at Kurdish rebels in retaliation for an attack that killed 24 soldiers. “We very clearly support Turkey’s right to self-defense,” State Department […]


Israel a threat to region because has atomic bomb: Erdogan

Israel a threat to region because has atomic bomb: Erdogan

Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday branded Israel as a “threat” to its region, accusing it of owning nuclear weapons, in a defence of Palestinians. “I right now see Israel as a threat for its region, because it […]


 
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