02 aprilie 2019

DOD halts F-35 gear to Turkey; WH reversed 25 clearance denials; Saudis buy $1.5B in missile interceptors; NATO ’s 70th birthday; And a bit more.


The Pentagon suspended delivery of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter equipment to Turkey over Ankara’s deal to buy S-400 missile interceptors from Russia, Reuters’ Mike Stone and Humeyra Pamuk reported Monday. The now-suspended support gear is needed at bases that host the fighter jets.The announcement : “Pending an unequivocal Turkish decision to forgo delivery of the S-400, deliveries and activities associated with the stand-up of Turkey’s F-35 operational capability have been suspended,” said [...]