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Minister Güler Visits U.K and Bosnia and Herzegovina
Defence Politics Bilateral Relations

Minister Güler Visits U.K and Bosnia and Herzegovina

The defence ministry announced that Turkish Defence Minister Yaşar Güler visited two countries, the United Kingdom and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Turkish-Egyptian Relations Brings New Terms in the EEZ
Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Turkish-Egyptian Relations Brings New Terms in the EEZ

Turkiye’s relations with Egypt improves. The new relations create room for new developments concerning the 28th Meridian and the EEZ at the Mediterranean Sea.

France Acquires Eight NH90 SF Helicopters
Air

France Acquires Eight NH90 SF Helicopters

France will acquire eight additional NH90 SF helicopters for the French Special Operations Forces.

Türkiye Receives Congress Approval to Procure F-16s
Air Bilateral Relations

Türkiye Receives Congress Approval to Procure F-16s

Turkiye's $23 billion new F-16 Viper procurement and modernisation kit procurement request from the United States received approval from Congress.

U.S. Senator Seeks to Block F-16 Sale to Turkiye
Air Bilateral Relations

U.S. Senator Seeks to Block F-16 Sale to Turkiye

A Republican Senator for Kentucky, Rand Paul, has submitted a joint resolution opposing the proposed sale of military equipment to Turkiye on Monday.

HMS Queen Elizabeth sidelined from largest NATO exercises
Navy / Maritime Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

HMS Queen Elizabeth sidelined from largest NATO exercises

Royal Navy’s flagship, HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08), will be replaced by HMS Prince of Wales (R09) at the largest NATO exercise due to a propeller problem.

Aside F-16, Turkiye is still Interested in Eurofighter
Air

Aside F-16, Turkiye is still Interested in Eurofighter

Turkiye is still interested in the Eurofighter Typhoon despite progress in purchasing F-16 Vipers from the U.S.

Canada Lifts Arms Export Embargo To Turkiye
Bilateral Relations Sensors Unmanned Systems

Canada Lifts Arms Export Embargo To Turkiye

Canada will restart exporting its defence products to Turkiye, ending the embargo that started due to the Armenia-Azerbaijan War.

Greece Set to Buy 40 F-35A for $8.6 Billion
Air

Greece Set to Buy 40 F-35A for $8.6 Billion

The State Department approved a possible FMS to Greece of F-35 CTOL aircraft and related equipment for an estimated cost of $8.6 billion.

U.S. to Sell F-16 to Turkiye with a price tag of $23.0 Billion
Air Weapon / Missile E/W Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

U.S. to Sell F-16 to Turkiye with a price tag of $23.0 Billion

The State Department approved a possible FMS to Turkiye of F-16 Acquisition and Modernisation and related equipment for an estimated cost of $23.0 billion.

Turkiye Approves Sweden’s Accession to NATO
Regional / Strategy

Turkiye Approves Sweden’s Accession to NATO

President Erdoğan approved Sweden’s accession to NATO. The decision is declared in the official Gazette.

Biden Pushes U.S. Congress to Approve F-16 Sale to Turkiye
Air Bilateral Relations

Biden Pushes U.S. Congress to Approve F-16 Sale to Turkiye

U.S. President Joe Biden’s White House sent a letter to members of Congress on Wednesday urging approval of F-16 aircraft and modernisation kits to Turkiye.

Turkiye to wait until Sweden’s NATO Process is Completed
Defence Politics Regional / Strategy Air

Turkiye to wait until Sweden’s NATO Process is Completed

The U.S. State Department underlined that Turkiye’s F-16 acquisition process would wait until Sweden’s NATO admission process is completed.

Turkish Parliament Ratifies Sweden’s membership to NATO
Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

Turkish Parliament Ratifies Sweden’s membership to NATO

The Turkish Grand National Assembly (TBMM) voted for Sweden’s NATO accession protocol. The approval is expected to give a path to new F-16 negotiations.