The Chinese firm that won the $3.4 billion Turkish missile tender has not yet met all conditions of the RFP to build a missile defence system, according to Reuters.
The report, citing sources, said, that Turkey may consider alternative offers and that a Russian bid for the advanced weapons project has been revised, but its price remained far higher than other offers.
The China Precision Machinery Import and Export Corp’s FD-2000 beat Raytheon’s Patriot to win the contract in September 2013. NATO and the United States have repeatedly conveyed to Ankara that a Chinese missile defense system will not be interoperable with NATO systems, even as Turkey has claimed that the proposed system will be compatible with existing systems.
The US-sanctioned Chinese firm China Precision Machinery Export-Import Corp. (CPMIEC) announced on March 27 that it is on the verge of finalizing a $3
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Turkey is in talks with France to procure new missile system after disagreements emerged with China on the issues of joint production and technology transfer over the defense system, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was reported as sayingon Sunday. “Some disagreements have emerged with China on the issues of joint production and technology transfer during negotiations over missile defense system,” Erdogan said, as he returned from the Nato summit in Wales
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The Turkish Defense (SSIK) had selected CPMIEC (Peoples Republic of China) as the preferred supplier of the Long Range Air and Missile Defense System Project on September 26, 2013. The contract negotiations continue a press release from the Turkish Defense Under secretariat said
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A group of hackers supposedly affiliated with the Chinese military has spent years infiltrating the American aerospace industry and US trading partners in the space industry, a US cybersecurity company CrowdStrike said Monday. Officials from CrowdStrike accused the Shanghai-based unit 61486 of the Peoples Liberation Army 12th bureau of attacking American and other western networks in cyber-assaults that date back at least as far as to 2007, according to reports
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