NATO will continue to protect and defend every ally against any security threat, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday. Before the North Atlantic Council meeting, Stoltenberg made the opening remarks at the final day of the NATO foreign ministers meeting […]
Turkey aims to increase defense exports, said Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz. Speaking at Anadolu Agency’s Editors’ Desk on Wednesday, Yilmaz said Turkey’s defense industry turnover last year was over $5 billion and exports were worth more than $1.7 billion. […]
Turkey shocked its NATO allies on Sept. 13, 2013, when it announced that it selected a Chinese company to build its first long-range air and anti-missile defense system. That deal, worth $3.44 billion if Turkey insists on opting for a […]
Syria’s Scud-C ballistic missiles put several big Turkish cities “within range.” Half of the Turkish squadrons that would fly over Syrian skies may not be able to return home safely. Turkey simply does not have a long-range anti-missile defense architecture […]
The S-400 Triumf (SA-21 Growler) is a Russian anti-aircraft weapon system, carrying three different types of missiles to engage targets at short to extremely long range.
Turkish military electronics specialist Aselsan has displayed its Hisar range of short- and medium-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems for the first time at IDEF 2015 in Istanbul. The range includes the Hisar-A short-range SAM system, the Hisar medium-range SAM system, […]
State-owned Russian arms company Rosoboronexport has offered to collaborate with Turkey to create amphibious hovercraft for the Turkish Navy’s use, a company spokesman said Thursday. A spokesman for the Russian arms exporter said Russia and Turkey also conducted joint tests […]
Possible supplies of the Antey-2500 antiaircraft missile systems to Turkey stay fully within the latter country’s powers to decide, Anatoly Aksyonov who chairs a delegation of the Russian state weaponry exporting corporation to the 12th international defence industry fair IDEF’15 […]
Turkey’s defense systems developer, ASELSAN, is to be part of a team involved in the NATO Ballistic Missile Defense program, the company announced April 27. In February, the NATO Communications and Information Agency awarded a $77 million contract to Leidos, […]
ANKARA — Turkey and its littoral Black Sea neighbor, Ukraine, are striving to build a strategic industrial alliance that could include cooperation across a variety of military programs.