13 Nov '17, 5pm

Turkey taps both Russian, European air defense options

ANKARA— After years of zigzagging between NATO and non-NATO options to build its first long-range air and anti-missile defense system, Turkey has finally decided to go for both Russian and European offerings. Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli said Nov. 11 that a deal for the acquisition of the Russian-made S-400 system has been finalized. The S-400 contract will cost Turkey anywhere between $2 billion and $2.5 billion, procurement officials say. Ankara and Moscow have been negotiating a deal since last year. Once deployed on Turkish territory the S-400 system will operate as a stand-alone architecture as it cannot be made interoperable with the U.S. and NATO assets in Turkey. NATO official: Turkey faces ‘consequences’ if purchase of S-400 completed A top NATO official has warned of “necessary consequences” for Turkey should the alliance member purchase a Russian ai...

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