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Savronik Modernises Romania’s Maritime C2 System
Communication E/W Navy / Maritime

Savronik Modernises Romania’s Maritime C2 System

Savronik has delivered a maritime Command and Control system to Romania on behalf of the NATO Communications and Information Agency.

Turkish Defence Companies Attend NATO Meeting
Defence Politics Regional / Strategy

Turkish Defence Companies Attend NATO Meeting

Turkish Defence companies Roketsan and Baykar attended the NATO Defence Ministers meeting in Brussels with the invitation of the Secretary-General of NATO.

Türkiye Sends Additional Force to KFOR
Bilateral Relations Defence Politics

Türkiye Sends Additional Force to KFOR

While the protests initiated by the ethnic Serbs in Kosovo bring Serbia's intervention to the agenda, Turkiye is sending additional support to NATO.

 At the Doorstep of NATO, Sweden Enacted New anti-terror Law
Homeland Security Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

At the Doorstep of NATO, Sweden Enacted New anti-terror Law

Last month's Swedish parliament anti-terror measure took effect. It was one of Türkiye’s primary conditions for Sweden’s NATO membership.

Biden’s F-16 Condition: Sweden Joins NATO
Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Biden’s F-16 Condition: Sweden Joins NATO

U.S. President Biden calls Turkish counterpart Erdoğan following re-election to allow Sweden to join NATO in return for getting F-16 fighters.

Embraer Launched the A-29N Super Tucano NATO Configuration
Air Expo and Air Show

Embraer Launched the A-29N Super Tucano NATO Configuration

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer unveiled the A-29N Super Tucano Light Attack Aircraft in the NATO configuration.

Finland Becomes NATO Ally
Defence Politics Regional / Strategy

Finland Becomes NATO Ally

Finland became NATO’s newest member today (April 4 2023) upon depositing its instrument of accession to the Alliance at NATO Headquarters in Brussels.

Saab Signs Ground Combat Framework Agreements with NSPA
Ammunition Weapon / Missile

Saab Signs Ground Combat Framework Agreements with NSPA

The NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) has signed framework agreements with Saab for the Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon system and the AT4 anti-armour weapon.

NATO’s NSPA Orders Additional A330 MRTT
Air

NATO’s NSPA Orders Additional A330 MRTT

The NSPA has ordered an additional Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT), increasing the Multinational MRTT Fleet (MMF) to ten aircraft.

Lockheed Martin Presents the F-35 as a Standard NATO fighter
Air Defence Politics

Lockheed Martin Presents the F-35 as a Standard NATO fighter

By 2030 there will be 450 F-35 stealth fighter jets across all NATO member bases. This fifth-generation fighter will enhance the coalition through joint equipment, missions and training. The Company presents the aircraft as more than a stealth fighter; it is also a formidable political statement for coalition unity. Lockheed Martin intends to confirm the F-35 as a standard NATO fighter. This standard choice of aircraft, which will be present in fleets across NATO member bases and those of their allies, has become a symbol of “diplomacy in action”, Lockheed Martin has stated.

Finland Forges Ahead of Sweden Toward NATO Membership
Defence Politics

Finland Forges Ahead of Sweden Toward NATO Membership

The Finnish parliament ratified legislation approving the Nordic country’s accession to NATO. Hungary objects to the two countries’ NATO application.

NSPA Requests Information About Saab GlobalEye
Air E/W Sensors

NSPA Requests Information About Saab GlobalEye

NATO Support and Procurement Agency has conducted an RFI regarding Saab's GlobalEye aircraft as a new surveillance platform.

Scandinavian Obstacle for Turkish F-16s from the U.S.
Air Bilateral Relations

Scandinavian Obstacle for Turkish F-16s from the U.S.

US Senate erected a Scandinavian obstacle for the F-16 acquisition of Turkiye. A group of partisans sent a letter to President Biden.

Sweden suspends NATO membership process indefinitely
Bilateral Relations

Sweden suspends NATO membership process indefinitely

Faced with the Turkish reaction, Sweden has indefinitely suspended its entry into NATO membership. This decision was taken in Stockholm, considering Turkiye's response to the burning of the Quran by the right-wing extremist Rasmus Paludan and the criticism of the Turkish leader a few days ago.