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GAO: The Cost of Removing Turkey from F-35: $108 million
Air Bilateral Relations

GAO: The Cost of Removing Turkey from F-35: $108 million

The U.S. GAO examined the cost of the JSF program. The office claims that removing Turkey and establishing alternative suppliers will cost $108 million.

Greek Defence Minister Points out to the Turkish Navy
Navy / Maritime Air Bilateral Relations

Greek Defence Minister Points out to the Turkish Navy

The Greek Minister of Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos participated, Wednesday 17 March, as a keynote speaker in the online event on “Greece’s defence shield as a pillar of stability and development”, organized by the AHEPA. AHEPA is a Greek American civil society organization.

JSF is The Key to Draw Attention
Air

JSF is The Key to Draw Attention

General Richard Dannatt, former Chief of the General Staff and member of the House of Lords, criticized the British Ministry of Defence heavily.

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”.

US Top Lawmaker Calls F-35’ Rathole,’
Air Investment Country Modernisation

US Top Lawmaker Calls F-35’ Rathole,’

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program is under the scope of the House Armed Services Committee which called the F-35 a “rathole” in a virtual event.

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.

Fastest Cargo Aircraft Ever: F-15E
Air Logistics

Fastest Cargo Aircraft Ever: F-15E

The US Air Force has added a new mission to a fighter aircraft. The F-15 Strike Fighter carried its own or another aircraft bomb on board.

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.

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.

US: We Did Not Aim at Affecting the Turkish Defence Sector
Air Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

US: We Did Not Aim at Affecting the Turkish Defence Sector

US Ambassador to Turkey David M. Satterfield said that they did not aim at affecting the Turkish defence sector as a whole, but rather specific licences to SSB.

F-35 Sale to UAE is Ripped Off
Air Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

F-35 Sale to UAE is Ripped Off

The UAE signed a deal to purchase up to 50 F-35 and 18 MQ-9 Reaper drones from the U.S. just an hour before President Joe Biden was inaugurated.