Turkey deploys Spain’s Patriot missiles in Adana

World Bulletin

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 […]

Mission complete: Netherlands finish air defense role in Turkey

Incirlik Air Base

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 […]

NATO Patriot air defense missiles arrive in Turkey

Hürriyet Daily News

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 […]

Turkey: Berlin aims to extend Patriot missile deployment

Anadolu Agency

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. […]

Likely that China will be out of picture in missile talks

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 […]