Ankara plans to use its low altitude air defence missile system HISAR-A to repel the advances of the Russia-backed Assad regime.
As more information emerges on the tragic Ukrainian passenger jet crash in Iran, it appears the plane may have been accidentally shot down by an Iranian anti-aircraft missile, possibly a Tor-M1.
Washington has cautioned that the S-400 system might covertly obtain critical information on the advanced fighter jets, including their detection range, which could then be relayed to Russia.
The sale would include 80 Patriot missiles, 60 other missiles and associated equipment, according to a Pentagon security cooperation agency.
Following Turkey’s recent test-firing of the native HGK-84 precision guidance kit, we take you through the top Turkish defence industry achievements in recent years.
The South Korean president says he was shocked to find that additional launchers had been introduced to the US anti-missile system without being reported to the new government or public.
Ties between the US and South Korea are strained over payment for deployment of the controversial Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. Beijing is also increasingly concerned by developments on the Korean peninsula.
Residents in South Korea's Seongju village unhappy about the deployment of the THAAD system have begun a sit-in protest. They say the anti-missile system only increases tension and the chance of war breaking out with their northern neighbours.
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