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Turkey Has Not Given Up On the F-35, According to Kalin
Air Bilateral Relations

Turkey Has Not Given Up On the F-35, According to Kalin

According to Turkey’s Presidential Spokesperson Ibrahim Kalın, Turkey did not give up its F-35 fighter planes.

US to Prepare Intelligence Reports about Turkey
Bilateral Relations

US to Prepare Intelligence Reports about Turkey

The US Congress has announced the types of Intelligence reports it will gather in 2022. US intelligence will conduct a detailed study on Afghanistan’s relations with Turkey, where the US has withdrawn, within the “Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022” framework. On the other hand, while it specifically examines the situation of Russia, Iran and China, which are directly subject to the US’s CAATSA sanctions, it may also examine Turkey’s situation if there is a demand from the Treasury.

U.S. Turkey Dispute to Resolve F-35 Issue
Air Bilateral Relations

U.S. Turkey Dispute to Resolve F-35 Issue

According to the Pentagon, the United States and Turkey have had another round of discussions to address the disagreement over Ankara’s exclusion from the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter programme.

Kalın: F-35A Comes to the Agenda if Crisis Over
Air Bilateral Relations

Kalın: F-35A Comes to the Agenda if Crisis Over

Spokesperson to the President of Turkey, İbrahim Kalın, made exclusive statements to Milliyet regarding Turkey’s request to acquire F-16s from the U.S.

Turkey Expects to Receive US Approval for F-16 Sale
Air Bilateral Relations

Turkey Expects to Receive US Approval for F-16 Sale

Turkey expects the Biden administration to respond positively to its request to modernise its F-16 aircraft despite opposition from Armenia and Greece.

Turkey Wants to Buy 40 US F-16 Fighters
Air

Turkey Wants to Buy 40 US F-16 Fighters

According to Reuters, Turkey has requested the US to acquire 40 Lockheed Martin-made F-16 fighter jets and nearly 80 modernization kits for its existing warplanes.

Erdogan Says Turkey to Buy More S-400, US Warns with CAATSA
Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Erdogan Says Turkey to Buy More S-400, US Warns with CAATSA

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey still intended to buy a second batch of S-400 missile defence systems from Russia and the US statement included warnings.

Demir: We will produce an air defence system equivalent to S-400
Country

Demir: We will produce an air defence system equivalent to S-400

President of Defence Industries Professor İsmail Demir was on TRT live for an exclusive interview. The headlines from Demir’s interview are as follows:

US Demanded written commitment on S-400 ahead of NATO Summit
Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

US Demanded written commitment on S-400 ahead of NATO Summit

According to Greece based SKAI TV, the United States has asked Turkey to officially confirm that it has not activated the Russian S-400 Air Defence systems.

F-35 "Parade" in front of S-400 Triumf Radars
Air E/W Regional / Strategy Sensors

F-35 "Parade" in front of S-400 Triumf Radars

Italian Air Force F-35A fighter jets flew to Estonia to start their service as part of NATO’s Air Policing mission to “Secure the Skies”.

Turkey Hires Former F-35 Executive
Air Bilateral Relations

Turkey Hires Former F-35 Executive

The Turkish defence industry has hired a former Lockheed Martin executive to lobby Alexandria-based firm Pentagon Strategies on the F-35.

Russia Wants to sell Su-35 and Su-57 Fighter Jets to Turkey
Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy Modernisation

Russia Wants to sell Su-35 and Su-57 Fighter Jets to Turkey

Russia is ready to negotiate the deliveries of fifth-generation fighters SU-57 and generation 4++ fighters SU-35 with Turkey.

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.

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.