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.
Remarks by Frank A. Rose,Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland November 19, 2014 Thank you for that kind introduction, and thanks for having me here today. At the State Department, I am […]
On 17 November 2014 high Romanian, US, Polish, Turkish and NATO officials participated together in a solemn ceremony (called “Mast Stepping Ceremony”) dedicated to the Aegis Ashore ballistic defense facility which is presently under construction at the Deveselu Military Base. […]
After Turkey decided in 2006 to procure a long-range air and anti-missile defense system known as T-Loramids, a long and a hot contest pitched the US PAC-3 Patriot, Russian S-400, French/Italian SAMP/T and Chinese HQ-9 models. Raytheon-Lockheed Martin of the US and European Eurosam […]
A final decision on Turkey’s disputed contract for the construction of the country’s first long-range air and anti-missile defense system will most likely come in early 2015, a senior defense official said in an interview with the prominent U.S.-based defense […]
Turkey could scrap a controversial plan to buy missile defence systems from China that alarmed the United States and its Western allies, Turkish and European sources said Wednesday. Key NATO member Turkey said in September last year it was entering […]
Following a contract in 2013 with the U.S. Navy for the production of the next eight Aegis systems, Lockheed Martin has teamed up with Turkish Kale Aero to support the U.S. Aegis program, Lockheed Martin has announced in a written […]
Turkey’s NATO membership has increasingly come under question in the face of its Syrian policy in general and on a radical terrorist group, in particular, as it has signaled a departure from that of the alliance. Ankara has continued to […]