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Demir; New Export Models Needed
Defence Politics

Demir; New Export Models Needed

President of Defence Industries Prof İsmail Demir said that new export models, methods, and initiatives must be discussed and defined strategies.

The UK Preparing for a New Type of War
Defence Politics Modernisation

The UK Preparing for a New Type of War

The UK Ministry of Defence has published its Defence Command Paper (DCP) which outlines the Government’s commitment to modernise the Armed Forces to meet the objectives of the recent Integrated Defence, Security and Foreign Policy Review.

USAF accepts First Boeing F-15EX
Air Defence Politics Modernisation

USAF accepts First Boeing F-15EX

The US Air Force (USAF) officially accepted the first F-15EX fighter on 10 March at Boeing’s St Louis production facility in Missouri following the maiden flight on 2 February 2021.

A Review of F-35 Discussion
Air Defence Politics

A Review of F-35 Discussion

A recent article published at the Hill represents that “Pandora’s box” about the F-35 is open now: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is a “rathole”.

Stoltenberg calls Turkey “extremely important,”
Defence Politics

Stoltenberg calls Turkey “extremely important,”

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg called Turkey “extremely important,” saying the alliance is a platform to address differences and disagreements.

NATO might add China to the Strategy Concept
Defence Politics

NATO might add China to the Strategy Concept

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg took part in a fireside chat with Ms Rose Gottemoeller, Payne Lecturer at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), Stanford University,

Kalın: Turkey loses, the US loses
Bilateral Relations Defence Politics

Kalın: Turkey loses, the US loses

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman Ibrahim Kalın Kalın accused the US of interfering with T-129 export to Pakistan.

An Olive Branch to Egypt, Velvet Glove to Greece
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

An Olive Branch to Egypt, Velvet Glove to Greece

Defence Minister Hulusi Akar attended the Blue Homeland 2021 Exercise at the Aegean Sea. Akar spoke about developing relations with Egypt and warned Greece.

Egypt’s Su-35 CAATSA Triangle
Air Bilateral Relations Defence Politics

Egypt’s Su-35 CAATSA Triangle

According to Al-Monitor, Russia officially announced that Egypt had received five Sukhoi Su-35 advanced combat aircraft.

Defence Industry’s New Target: Embargos
Investment Country Defence Politics Modernisation

Defence Industry’s New Target: Embargos

The Defence Industry Executive Committee, chaired by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, discussed new military systems for its armed forces.

Poseidon 21 Black Sea Naval Exercises Began
Navy / Maritime Air Regional / Strategy Defence Politics Unmanned Systems

Poseidon 21 Black Sea Naval Exercises Began

The multinational exercise “Poseidon 21” started on Saturday, February 27, in the Black Sea port of Constanta.

Warning call from the US
Air Bilateral Relations Defence Politics

Warning call from the US

Egypt is expected to receive Russian Su-35 fighters this year. US defence secretary web site announced today a phone call between two countries USA and Egypt.

NATO’s Eye on the Black Sea
Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

NATO’s Eye on the Black Sea

UK Ministry of Defence announced from its Twitter account that the UK chaired a QUINT meeting – NATO Allies supporting Ukraine.