Turkey-China missile deal stalls over technology transfer

Want China Times

Ismail Demir, head of Turkey’s Undersecretariat for Defense Industries, has said the nation has not yet made a final decision regarding the purchase of the FD-2000, the export version of the Chinese HQ-9 air defense missile, because Beijing has not […]

Controversies surrounding China’s missile system procurement bid in Turkey

The Journal of Turkish Weekly

As the headline “Missile sale to Turkey confirmed” swept across the internet last week, the possibility of China providing Turkey with a missile defense system has once again become the topic of heated discussion. Nonetheless, one day after the abovementioned […]


China confirms sale of air defense missile system to Turkey

Public Radio of Armenia

China confirmed an agreement to sell the HQ-9 air defense missile system to Turkey on Tuesday, during the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace exhibition in Malaysia, China Daily reports. A representative of China National Precision Machinery Import & Export Corporation […]

FM-3000 air defense system on display at Zhuhai Air Show

Want China Times

In addition to new warplanes and unmanned aerial vehicles, China also demonstrated its most advanced air defense system, the FM-3000, during the 10th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition held in Zhuhai in Guangdong province between Nov. 11 and Nov. 16, reports the Sina Military Network based in Beijing.

Turkey extends deadline for anti-missile defense proposals till Dec 31

Hürriyet Daily News

Turkey has again extended the deadline for bids for a multi-billion dollar anti-missile defense system tender, despite having provisionally awarded the deal to China last year. The new deadline for rival bidding companies to submit their proposals is Dec. 31, […]

Turkey Delays missile defense decision to August 30

Defense Update

Turkey was expected to announce the results of the long-awaited billion dollar long-range air and missile defense system tender yesterday. Instead, Ankara opted to delay its decision again, extending the deadline for the third time, expecting bids until August 30, […]

AKP Seeks To Bypass Chinese Company in Long Range Missile Tender

Aydinlik Daily

The AKP Government of Turkey seeks to drive Chinese Company the CPMIEC out of play in the long-range missiles tender which has a critical importance in terms of Turkey’s defense policy. An unnamed Turkish official said in his statement to […]