(Reuters) – Turkey is aiming to finalise by April its negotiations with China over the procurement of a missile-defence system, Murad Bayar, undersecretary for the state-run defence industries, told reporters on Thursday. Turkey announced in September it had chosen China’s […]
The defense industries of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) are looking to expand their export market share beyond their traditional customer base–and for the first time are challenging some of the world-leading U.S., European and Russian firms. The most visible […]
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will visit Turkey on 27 Jan, Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed today. The meeting will concentrate on recent developments in Syria and Iraq as well as a recent decision by the Turkish government to […]
Defence minister said that Turkey was open to new offers in a project to acquire a missile defense system.
Nov 21 (Reuters) – If Turkey buys a missile defense system from China, it would not be able to integrate it with NATO or U.S. systems and would miss out on decades of training, support and upgrades that come with […]
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 (UPI) — U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the Turkish government is well aware of the concerns over its options for a compatible missile defense system.”It’s hard to believe we wouldn’t have concerns about a potential […]
November 17, 2013 – The head of the Turkish air force said on Saturday his country’s decision to buy a $3.4 billion missile defense system from a Chinese company was not final, and could still change. General Akin Ozturk, commander […]
A source from the Royal Thai Army has told China’s People’s Daily Online that Thailand is more interested in purchasing the QW-18 portable air defense missile system from China instead of the FD-2000, the export version of the HQ-9 surface-to-air defense missile, due to economic concerns.
Turkish companies that potentially would work with a Chinese weapons manufacturer to build a national missile-defense system are unlikely to be embargoed by the U.S. government, Today’s Zaman reported.
During the Defense & Security 2013 exhibition which took place at the IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center of Bangkok from Nov. 4 until Thursday, the FD-2000 was presented to the Royal Thai Armed Forces along with other advanced weapon systems […]