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Greece Refuses US Requests to Supply Ukraine
Bilateral Relations

Greece Refuses US Requests to Supply Ukraine

On Wednesday, media reports said Greece formally rejected a US proposal to supply Ukraine with additional Russian-made weapon systems.

Germany Considers acquiring Missile Defense Shield from the United States or Israel
Air Weapon / Missile

Germany Considers acquiring Missile Defense Shield from the United States or Israel

Chancellor Olaf Scholz has stated that Germany is considering purchasing anti-missile defence systems in reaction to Russia.

The Khinzal hypersonic missile becomes “combat proven” as Russia uses it for the first time
Weapon / Missile

The Khinzal hypersonic missile becomes “combat proven” as Russia uses it for the first time

Russian Defence Ministry declared that it used Kinzhal hypersonic missiles for the first time in Ukraine as Russia intensifies the attacks.

Biden Approves $13.6 billion aid to Ukraine
Bilateral Relations

Biden Approves $13.6 billion aid to Ukraine

President Joe Biden signed a bill to fund the government through September and deliver $13.6 billion in aid to Ukraine. The funds for Ukraine will be used to assist refugees fleeing Russia's incursion and purchase defensive weapons and training for the country's military. Next month, Biden will travel to Brussels for a NATO leaders' summit.

The Swedish Defence Minister is Opposed to Sweden Joining NATO
Defence Politics

The Swedish Defence Minister is Opposed to Sweden Joining NATO

According to Swedish Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist, Sweden's admission to NATO would entail a significant shift in the security line, affecting the safety of the country's immediate vicinity. Minister Hultqvist stated that his country would not join NATO as long as he is in charge of defence. He has also speculated that sending NATO soldiers to Ukraine may push Europe into World War III. "Sending soldiers to Ukraine by NATO or the West would be tantamount to inciting a world war, which no one wants," he explained.

Congress settles on $782.5B national defence budget, disbursing $13.6 billion aid to Ukraine
Bilateral Relations Defence Politics

Congress settles on $782.5B national defence budget, disbursing $13.6 billion aid to Ukraine

After nearly six months of continuing resolutions, Congressional appropriators finally reached an agreement. A bipartisan agreement among Congressional appropriators has brought the United States closer to passing a fiscal 2022 budget that includes $782 billion for national defence and an additional $13.6 billion in aid to Ukraine.

Russia Engages Su-35 Aircraft to War in Ukraine
Air

Russia Engages Su-35 Aircraft to War in Ukraine

The Russian Air Force has deployed Su-30 and Su-34 in Ukraine. The Sukhoi Su-35 is also deployed on the battlefield.

NATO Defence Ministers To Meet Virtually to Discuss Russia’s War on Ukraine
Regional / Strategy

NATO Defence Ministers To Meet Virtually to Discuss Russia’s War on Ukraine

NATO defence ministers will meet via secure teleconference to review the latest developments in Russia's conflict with Ukraine. .

Stoltenberg Counts TB2 as the Key Capability for Ukraine
Unmanned Systems

Stoltenberg Counts TB2 as the Key Capability for Ukraine

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg counted TB2s in Ukraine as key capabilities that Turkey has provided to Ukraine. Stoltenberg held a press conference following the emergency meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Brussels. The U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with counterparts ahead of his visits to Moldova, Poland and the Baltic states to discuss Russia’s assault on Ukraine.

Bayraktar: MIUS to fly in 2023
Unmanned Systems

Bayraktar: MIUS to fly in 2023

Baykar Chief of Technology (CoT) Selçuk Bayraktar met with students at Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University and talked about recent works carried out at Baykar. Noting that Akıncı B UAV with 2 X 750 hp engine performed its maiden flight, Bayraktar made the following assessments:

Turkey increased its export volume in February
Country

Turkey increased its export volume in February

Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) published the total export volume of the Defence and Aerospace Industry sector in February 2022.

Nurol Makina’s Gidrán is spotted at the Hungarian Border
Land

Nurol Makina’s Gidrán is spotted at the Hungarian Border

After the Russian attack on Ukraine, the border units of neighbouring countries were alarmed. Nurol Makina’s Gidrán is spotted at the Hungarian Borderç

Turkey will block some Russian warships from entering straits
Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Turkey will block some Russian warships from entering straits

Turkish Foreign minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu stated that Turkey would block some Russian warships from crossing the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles straits. The international community called Turkey to block the Straits several times, but Turkey did not answer such calls.

Russia invades Ukraine after Putin’s declaration
Bilateral Relations

Russia invades Ukraine after Putin’s declaration

Russia has launched a military operation on neighbouring Ukraine while President Vladimir Putin said in a pre-dawn TV statement Russia does not plan to occupy Ukraine and demanded the Ukrainian military to lay down their arms.