In September, CNBC learned that Turkey was in the process of building a site for the Russian S-400 system, despite warnings from the United States that they would not buy the platform. 19659002] In an effort to keep Turkey from purchasing the S-400, the US State Department has offered to sell its Patriot missile system in 2013 and 2017. Ankara has both been handed over to Patriot since the United States refused to provide the transfer of sensitive missile technology to the system. anonymity. The new design corresponds to the model of the Russian missile complex S-400, reports the source.
The S-400 rocket complex, equipped with 8 launchers and 32 rockets, is capable of targeting and collecting valuable technical intelligence from the F-35. Similarly, the S-400 can not be operated in conjunction with NATO's defense systems
Turkey-USA. On Monday, when the United States stopped supplying two F-35 fighter planes to Ankara, the deal stopped selling the Patriot system to Turkey. with Turkey on its planned purchase of the Russian system S-400 will be resolved
"I expect that we will solve this problem so that they have the right defense equipment from the point of view of the Patriots and the F-35," said Shanakhan reporters at the Pentagon.
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