NATO crisis as Turkey defies allies to buy Russian anti-aircraft system - ‘Unacceptable’

NATO is facing its biggest crisis in decades after Turkey purchased Russia’s S-400 anti-aircraft system according to senior US sources.

Turkey is a key member of the organisation as they along with Greece block Moscow from accessing the Mediterranean Sea. The S-400 can track multiple targets and shoot them down. Washington has pulled out of selling Ankara the F-35 Lightning II to Ankara, their most advanced stealth fighter jet.

With advisers from Moscow assisting Turkey’s operation of the system it is feared Moscow gain intelligence on the F-35 systems.

General Jack Keane, former vice-chief of staff for the...
source: Express

2019-07-22 06:35
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