Turkey is set receive last of its S-400 air defense systems by December of this year, deliveries of which commenced in August.
"The United States denied selling us Patriot missile systems. What happened after that? We purchased the S-400, deliveries of which are already underway. The final stage will be completed in December or possibly in November," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying by NTV.
Russia cinched a $2.5 billion contract from Turkey in 2017 for the S-400s. Delivery of the first batch of the systems to Ankara began this year on July 12, and was completed on July 25.
US Senators Chris Van Hollen and Lindsey Graham on Thursday outlined arms embargo and sanctions against Turkey for its $2.5 billion S-400 buy and for attacking Kurdish forces in Syria
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Earlier speculations of possibility of Iraqs S-400 buy have been put to rest with the Iraqi Ambassador to Russia confirming that Baghdad has no plans on buying the Russian-made air defense missile systems. "We dont inted to buy the S-400s
Turkey unveiled its new defense project, the MiLDEN, to develop and build six of its own submarines by 2040, on Tuesday. The first Turkish submarines will be copies of the German designs, which feature silent cruising capabilities, guided missiles and advanced heavy torpedoes, UPI
Russias Almaz Antey has completed shipment of the second batch of S-400 air defense systems to the defense ministry, the company announced Monday. "Almaz-Antey Group has transferred the second regiment set of S-400 ‘Triumf surface-to-air missile systems to the Defense Ministry of Russia this year
Russias Il-76MD-90A transport plane has completed logistics tests and initial factory flight tests, state-owned UAC announced on Friday. The aircraft will be flown to the base in Zhukovsky after undergoing remaining factory flight tests, where second round of testing will commence, UAC said in a
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