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Ankara: Turkey is ready to purchase US Patriot system after acquiring S-400 systems from Russia
Russia offered Turkey a better deal for the sale of its anti-missile systems than the United States, said Turkish leader Redep Tayyip Erdogan.
“There can be no talk of Turkey withdrawing from its deal with Moscow. We are in agreement, we are determined,” the newspaper Haberturk quoted Erdogan saying.
He added that Turkey would be ready to purchase US Patriots if the United States was able to offer a deal as lucrative as the one offered by the Russian Federation.
According to Reuters, Turkey’ …
India to buy Russian S-400 missile system
Indian authorities decided to buy S-400 missile system from Russia since these systems are used in China, reports Moneycontrol news website.
According to the publication, India doesn't intend to use the Russian S-400 missile system for defense purposes but plans to research their tactical and technical capabilities. The country also plans to test its Rafale fighter aircraft — in particular, their ability to penetrate China's airspace, which is protected by the S-400 missile systems.
Also, it …
US introduces sanctions against Russian defense sector
The US State Department announced on Tuesday that it has added to the sanctions on Russia’s defense sector.
Among those Russian companies to be newly blacklisted for violating the sanctions on Syria, Iran and North Korea are the Avangard plant in Moscow, which produces missiles for S-300 and S-400 aerial defense systems, and the Instrument Design Bureau in Tula, one of the largest Russian defense enterprises, which develops precision weapons, including Pantsir anti-air missile systems.
Turkish President Erdogan announces plans to produce S-500 missile systems with Russia
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 …
Putin: gas price dispute with Turkey unresolved
At a press conference after meeting with Turkish President Recep Erdogan, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Ankara and Moscow were still in disagreement about how the gas price should be determined.
Putin explained that Russia determines the gas price on the basis of market conditions. “The prices of energy carriers are not determined at Gazprom’s wish, but by the market. Gazprom does not dictate them. There is a problem: our Turkish friends insist on one set of formulas; on …
Erdogan: Turkey will receive the first shipment of Russian S-400 missile systems in summer
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated in an interview with Channel Haberturk that Russia will start supplying S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to Turkey in July this year.
He noted that he has already told US President Donald Trump about the completion of the deal and that he is not going to cancel it. “We have made the purchase. Stepping back is out of the question. Russia will start supplies of the surface-to-air missile systems in July this year. I told Trump about this,” …
Turkey to start deploying Russian S-400 missile systems in October
The Turkish Defense Minister, Hulusi Akar said that Turkey would begin deploying S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems acquired from Russia in October 2019, and Turkish Armed Forces Command will later determine the locations, reports Interfax.
According to him, Turkey is purchasing the S-400 due to “the urgent need to provide country security.”
“The purchase of S-400 air defense missile systems is not a matter of preference, but an urgent requirement for national security. Turkey is obliged to …
Polish officer: Russia made Kaliningrad region a ‘military scarecrow’
Colonel of the Reserve Marek Wrzosek called the Kaliningrad region of Russia a “military scarecrow” because of the number of weapons deployed there. The Colonel noted that Moscow has recently been increasing equipment stationed near the western borders of the country.
Earlier this week, air defenses in the Kaliningrad region were reinforced with a regiment of S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile systems. Wrzosek also referred to reports by Russian media in early March regarding the transfer of …
Erdogan: Turkey’s purchase of S-400 missile systems from Russia does not impact NATO security
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at a rally in Diyarbakir, which was broadcast by TRT TV channel on Saturday, that the purchase of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems does not impact the security of NATO, the United States or fifth-generation F-35 fighters, which Turkey expects to receive from Washington.
Russia starts supplying Saudi Arabia with Kalashnikov rifles
Aleksandr Mikheev, the Director General of Russia's state agency for exports/imports of defense-related and dual use products (Rosoboronexport), stated at the IDEX arms exhibition that Russia has begun supplying Kalashnikov automatic weapons (AK-103) to Saudi Arabia, RIA Novosti reports.
According to him, the next stage is creating a new licensed production automatic weapon for Saudi Arabia and also for other third world countries.
In the next three to four months, the two parties will …