The missiles have been deployed at General Recai Engin barracks as part of Turkey’s request for NATO assistance. Spain’s Patriot air defense missiles have been deployed in Turkey’s southern Adana province Monday, a senior Spanish defense official said Monday. The […]
1/22/2015 – INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey — In January 2013, the Netherlands sent two Patriot missile batteries to Turkey in response to a Turkish government request for air defense assistance from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to help protect its citizens from potential […]
Defense missiles from Spain have arrived in the southern Turkish province of Hatay’s İskenderun port, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported. Naval ships carrying Patriot air defense missiles, a result of Turkey’s request for NATO assistance, arrived at the port on […]
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu announced five defense projects on Wednesday following a Defense Industry Executive Committee meeting in Ankara. He said that Turkey would order four more fifth generation stealth F-35s, which will be the new front line fighters of […]
The German government is set to extend its deployment of Patriot missiles in Turkey for another year, as part of a NATO mission to support the country’s air defense. The Germany cabinet’s decision on Wednesday extends the battery deployment up to Jan. […]
NATO member Turkey’s selection of China back in September 2013 for talks about supplying long-range missile systems triggered a severe reaction from the alliance. NATO cited poor interoperability as well as potential security problems if Turkey signed an agreement with […]
ANKARA — Turkey has urged bidders in a multibillion dollar contract for the construction of its first long-range air and anti-missile defense system to agree on a sixth extension of the deadline to renew offers, Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz […]
NCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey, Dec. 9, 2014 – Readiness is the main mission for airmen stationed at this sprawling air base in southern Turkey, Air Force Col. Craig Wills, the commander of the 39th Air Base Wing here, said. This […]
ANKARA — Turkey and the United States have reached an agreement for the coproduction of a ballistic missile defense system.
ANKARA — Turkey’s procurement bureaucracy is rethinking a multibillion dollar program to build the country’s first air and missile defense program, keeping “all options open,” including scrapping the existing competition and merging it with a longer-range program with better capabilities.