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Turkey began to develop a national air defense / missile defense

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The Turkish Defense Ministry has concluded a contract with the Franco-Italian consortium Eurosam, as well as the companies Aselsan and Roketsan to work out the TTZ in the framework of the project of the long-range Turkish air defense system / missile defense, reports TSAMTO.


Turkey began to develop a national air defense / missile defense


It is reported that "the stage of development of the TTZ will be implemented within 18 months in order to prepare a contract for the development and production of a promising air defense / missile defense system that meets the requirements of the Turkish Air Force."

The signed contract paves the way for the launch of the Long Range Air and Missile Defense Program. System development will be completed by the middle of the next decade.

“It will make it possible with the use of modern means to counter the most“ complex ”threats (low-profile aircraft, UAVs, cruise missiles and ballistic missiles). The system will meet the basic requirements of the three countries (France, Italy and Turkey), which will allow Ankara to apply it fully autonomously, as well as provide an opportunity to choose the level of integration within NATO, ”the material says.

The joint work in the field of air defense / missile defense is expected to support Turkish aircraft and missile development programs, as well as open up prospects for exports and long-term cooperation between Turkey, Italy and France.

The publication reminds that Ankara has already signed an agreement on the acquisition of Russian systems C-400. Delivery of the first missile defense system is scheduled for 2019 year. This purchase in the capitals of a number of Western states was qualified as a challenge to the Alliance, given the worsening relations with Moscow because of the situation in Ukraine and Syria. It was stressed that the Russian system cannot be integrated into the NATO air defense / missile defense system.

However, according to experts, “the purchase of C-400 will provide Turkey’s missile defense in the short term, while a joint project with France and Italy to develop a promising air defense / missile defense system that complies with NATO standards is designed for a longer period.”

At the same time, Ankara believes that the presence of competition will enable them to achieve more favorable conditions for the sale and transfer of technology from potential suppliers.
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www.armstrade.org / eurosam.com
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  1. Herculesic
    Herculesic 10 January 2018 14: 46
    +1
    They need to cooperate with the Chinese - the result will be faster.
    1. xetai9977
      xetai9977 10 January 2018 15: 36
      +1
      Turkey already produces almost everything from ships to missiles and helicopters. In a couple of years there will be an airplane.
      1. APASUS
        APASUS 10 January 2018 18: 32
        0
        Quote: xetai9977
        Turkey already produces almost everything from ships to missiles and helicopters. In a couple of years there will be an airplane.

        A long-range air defense / missile defense system is like a fifth-generation aircraft, units are being made and many more cannot reach this level at all, that's why they are buying.
        I think this will remain plans, the West is not interested in competitors and strengthening such an intractable personality as Erdogan
      2. Vanin
        Vanin 10 January 2018 19: 22
        +4
        Quote: xetai9977
        Turkey already produces almost everything from ships to missiles and helicopters. In a couple of years there will be an airplane.

        Is this what they think in Azerbaijan ..? But Russia has other plans for Turkey. This contract, perhaps just to calm the West and K.
  2. Alexey-74
    Alexey-74 10 January 2018 14: 48
    +1
    The Turks are on their own mind .... well, and Erdogan even more so, he will never forgive the United States for an attempted coup in Turkey, while Erdogan himself will not openly quarrel with the United States, but will slowly bend his position and spit towards NATO slowly come to naught, because Turkey has a geographical and strategic position in BV ....
  3. Sands Careers General
    Sands Careers General 10 January 2018 14: 56
    +3
    Turks stir up something ... I won’t be surprised that sooner or later Turkey will leave NATO.
    1. Nemesis
      Nemesis 10 January 2018 18: 39
      0
      Do not tell me ... People like you sold Greece the S-300 air defense system and Greece allowed the US military to study and work out measures to counter the S-300 ... It will be the same with Turkey ...
      1. Sands Careers General
        Sands Careers General 10 January 2018 18: 51
        +4
        Hey, are you normal at all? I'm from LNR)))

        What will I sell there?
        1. Nemesis
          Nemesis 14 January 2018 09: 12
          0
          You support the party of EP, Yeltsin’s heirs, and it was they who sold the S-300 air defense systems to NATO Greece, and today they are going to sell the S-400 air defense systems to NATO, which will certainly do huge harm to Russia ... I'm not saying that Turkey is worse than Greece ... Greece even did not support Islamic terrorists in Chechnya, against Russia, as Turkey did ...
  4. Alexey Sommer
    Alexey Sommer 10 January 2018 14: 59
    +2
    Something must be agreed with Turkey.
    This is a serious player and potential ally.
    1. Nemesis
      Nemesis 10 January 2018 18: 38
      +2
      Turkey is not an ally at all ... She fought against Russia all the time, and today she continues to support Islamic terrorists in the Russian Federation
    2. Alf
      Alf 10 January 2018 19: 35
      +3
      Quote: Alexey Sommer
      This is a serious player and potential ally.

      This is when Turkey was an ally of Russia?
  5. Mavrikiy
    Mavrikiy 10 January 2018 16: 59
    +1
    The joint work in the field of air defense / missile defense is expected to support Turkish aircraft and missile development programs, as well as open up prospects for exports and long-term cooperation between Turkey, Italy and France.

    Where to export to France and Italy? Rave. Iran, China, Czechs didn’t cooperate with light pasta, but they have export and respect in the arms market.
    I think this contract is for our attention. "Give! Otherwise, I will go to another"
  6. Nemesis
    Nemesis 10 January 2018 18: 36
    0
    For this, Turkey needs the S-400 air defense system ... Disassemble, examine, together with the US military experts ... and use, including against the Russian Federation ...
    1. Vanin
      Vanin 10 January 2018 19: 29
      +4
      Quote: Nemesis
      For this, Turkey needs the S-400 air defense system ... Disassemble, examine, together with the US military experts ... and use, including against the Russian Federation ...

      Our developers of these systems are not so stupid as to reveal everything .. These air defense systems are an export option, but in general normal air defense systems must be echeloned by different systems! If the Turks want real security in everything, then only Russia can help them ...
  7. FLOOD
    FLOOD 12 January 2018 15: 51
    0
    Quote: VANIN
    Quote: xetai9977
    Turkey already produces almost everything from ships to missiles and helicopters. In a couple of years there will be an airplane.

    Is this what they think in Azerbaijan ..? But Russia has other plans for Turkey. This contract, perhaps just to calm the West and K.

    What does Azerbaijan have to do with it? Echidna begins to smell ...
    As for the Turkish military-industrial complex, no one doubts about the number of multi-vector developments ..