Contents tagged with S-400
On Friday, July 12, Russia began to supply S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems to Turkey, which is a member of NATO, reports the Turkish news agency Anadolu.
"As part of the agreement on the supply of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems to Turkey, the first batch of components for the S-400 were delivered to the Mürted Airfield Command in Ankara province on July 12, 2019," reads the statement of the Turkish Ministry of National Defense.
The contract between Russia and Turkey for the …
After nearly a year of being at an impasse, Russia’s arms deal negotiations with India have moved forward.
Moscow and Delhi have agreed to a new settlement scheme for defense contracts, which have been under US sanctions since 2018, said Vladimir Drozhzhov, deputy director of Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, on Tuesday.
The details of how this mechanism works are classified, Drozhzhov emphasized. The scheme, which is “fully agreed upon”, is “permanent and mutually …
Russia will begin to ship the S-400 anti-air missile systems to Turkey in the first half of July, Turkish President Recep Erdogan told reporters.
“We have discussed the topic of the S-400s with Russia, and it’s a done deal. We don’t see any problems. I think that the shipments will start in the first half of July,” said the Turkish president, as cited by TASS.
Erdogan emphasized once again that Turkey does not plan to call off the deal.
“In the context of the loan, Russia has granted us …
Polish authorities are hoping to push for American F-35 fighter jets if the United States cancels the delivery of these aircraft to Turkey, RIA Novosti reports citing a Polish source familiar with the matter.
Dissatisfied with Turkey’s purchase of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, the Unites States is trying to give Ankara an ultimatum, threatening to refuse to supply Turkey with F-35 fighter jets. At the same time, the purchase of the F-35 is part of the plan to modernize the …
After the destruction of Russian S-400 missiles that were damaged during transportation, China will test the new weapons that were delivered instead of them.
TASS reported, citing its military-diplomatic source, that the test launches of the S-400 Triumph missiles will be made at one of the Chinese testing ranges in early June. It is planned to launch two rockets at ballistic and aerodynamic targets as in the previous year.
Earlier, the CEO of the Russian State Corporation Rostec Sergey …
US President Donald Trump responded to the proposal of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to establish a working group on the purchase of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, NTV reports.
The presidents are expected to meet during the G20 summit in Japan.
Several sources claim that the working group will support the position of the United States that Turkey's purchase of the S-400 would jeopardize the F-35 fighter program.
Earlier, Erdoğan noted that Ankara had made a final …
The American 5th generation F-35 fighter jets will be stationed in Turkey outside the zone covered by the Russian S-400 aerial defense systems, said Turkish Ambassador to the US Serdar Kiliç.
“The S-400s and the F-35s will be stationed in two specific regions of Turkey, and the F-35s will not be in the zone covered by the S-400s,” he said at the National Press Club in Washington.
The Turkish diplomat drew attention to the fact that Israeli F-35s fly over Syria, where there are also Russian S-4 …
The US did not issue ultimatums to Turkey because of the purchase of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, reports RIA Novosti with reference to Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar.
Akar said that the information that the US threatened to ban Turkey from the F-35 program if it does not refuse the deal to buy Russian missile systems is not accurate.
The Minister noted that Turkey has fully paid for the supply of F-35 fighters, the aircraft have already been delivered, and now the …
On Monday, during broadcast on Haberturk TV, Turkish Minister of Defense Hulusi Akar said that Russian technical personnel will be arriving to the country to install the S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems.
“Purchase of the S-400 is a done deal. Case closed. Everyone needs to understand that. Our president has said this multiple times. Technical personnel will be arriving from Russia to install the S-400,” Akar said, without specifying the exact time the Russian specialists planned to arrive. …
Turkish Defence Minister said that Ankara is preparing for possible US sanctions in connection with the purchase of Russian anti-aircraft S-400 missile systems.
At the same time, he noted that there had been some progress in the negotiations with the US on the purchase of F-35 fighter aircraft.
The US and Turkey have disagreements on several issues, including Ankara's decision to purchase S-400 systems that cannot be integrated into NATO systems. Washington stated that this would jeopardize …