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Indonesia’s Deputy Defense Minister Sakti Wahyu Trenggono assured that Jakarta has not canceled the purchase of 11 Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets from Russia. He denied rumors that the purchase of Su-35 fighter jets from Russia was cancelled because the pressure from US officials."We have never canceled it," Trenggono said, as quoted by CNN Indonesia.
At the same time, Trenggono said that, at this time, Indonesia cannot buy the aircraft from Russia. According to him, there are still some obstacles. …
Despite the fact that it was previously reported that the Russian S-400 missile systems can detect American F-35 fighters at a distance of 200-250 kilometers, it turned out that these systems which are deployed in Syria were unable to do so, reports Al-Masdar News.
Al-Masdar notes that the emergence of the latest Russian S-500 missile systems is due to the inability of the S-400 systems to counter the "invisible" American fighter jets.
"It is expected that the Russian S-500 Prometheus missile …
Hangars are being erected urgently throughout Israel, presumably to park Israel’s latest F-35i (“Adir”) all-weather 5th generation fighters.
The project is being realized by the US Defense Department. The hangars under construction will have a total area of 252,000 square meters, writes the Israeli news outlet Israel Defense, which specializes in military topics.
According to the journalists, the work is being carried out by the US Army Corps of Engineers (NAU). Israeli officials have not …
The US State Department has approved the sale of 32 new F-35 military aircraft to Poland, reports the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (part of US Defense Department) .
The contract includes the delivery of spare parts. The American side also undertakes to repair, train personnel, and provide the necessary equipment for the training. It also guarantees assistance in solving engineering, logistics and personnel issues related to the maintenance of fighter jets.
The transaction value, …
US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that Turkey cannot have any US-produced F-35 fighters unless it calls off the contract to purchase S-400 aerial defense systems from Russia, Cumhurriyet reports. Esper said that Ankara cannot expect to be supplied by the US and Russia at the same time.
This was Esper’s response to Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu’s statement that the US is obligated to supply Turkey with the fighters for which it paid $1.4 billion.
Çavuşoğlu said previously that …
Tehran suspects that Moscow has given Jerusalem codes from the S-300 aerial defense systems, which enabled Israel’s multirole F-35 combat aircraft to stealthily penetrate Iran’s airspace, fly over several major cities (Tehran, Karajrak, Isfahan, Shiraz and Bandar Abbas) and carry out an aerial survey of the Islamic republic’s anti-air defense systems, the Qatari news agency Al Jarida reports.
According to the Qatari journalists, the Israeli aircraft flew unhindered over virtually the entire …
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. …
Turkey and Russia will develop an S-500 air defense system, stated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as reported by Deutsche Welle.
“Russia offered us a very good deal,” Erdogan said at a meeting with students in Istanbul, referring to the delivery of S-400 missile systems which, according to the agreement, will take place in July 2019.
Once again, he noted that the purchase of S-400 counter-air defense systems from the Russian Federation is “a done deal”.
“Subsequently, the …