US missile agency praises US firms’ rival in Turkish race

Hurriyet Daily News

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded its “Technology Pioneer Award” to a European system currently competing with a U.S. partnership in a multibillion-dollar competition for a Turkish contract. The award went to the SAMP/T system, developed by the French-Italian […]

NATO consistently reviews security situation around Turkey


NATO is consistently reviewing the security situation around Turkey and will take decisions accordingly, an official of the Alliance exclusively told Trend Oct. 16. Asked about how the withdrawal of Patriot systems from Turkey might affect that country’s security, the […]

US Patriot Missile Batteries Completely Removed From Turkey

Today's Zaman

The United States Patriot missile batteries that had been deployed in Turkey’s Gaziantep province as part of a NATO mission to enhance Turkey’s air defense against a possible threat from the Syrian regime were completely removed from Turkey as of […]

U.S. pulling missile defense batteries from Turkey

Washington Examiner

The U.S. is moving forward with plans to remove its Patriot missile defense systems from Turkey despite recent escalations in the region, including Iran testing a new long-range ballistic missile over the weekend. Iranian Defense Minister Brig. Gen. Hossein Dehqan […]

Turkey unready to cope with missile threat in post-Patriot era

Today's Zaman

Officials in Ankara have been jolted by the idea of a possible missile threat from Syria once Germany and the US pull their Patriot missile defense systems from Turkey early next year, depriving the NATO ally of formidable systems and […]