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Archive for: November, 2012

US firms seek Turkish defense contracts, partners

A mission of US defense and aerospace industry firms, which include Bell, Boeing and Sikorsky, will visit Istanbul and Ankara to seek local partners. The US commerce undersecretary will lead the mission. A large business mission of U.S.-based defense and aerospace companies, including world giants such as Bell Helicopter, Boeing, General Electric and Sikorsky, will […]

Three Turks wounded as Syrian jets bomb border

One Turkish soldier and two civilians were wounded today during clashes at the Syrian border, daily Hurriyet reported. A Syrian fighter jet today bombed an area near the Turkish border, causing several casualties, officials and witnesses said, The Associated Press reported. An Associated Press video journalist saw the plane bomb an area around the Syrian […]

Turkey to work on first ICBM

The Turkish Armed Forces have begun working on the nation’s first project to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), broadcaster NTV reported on its website yesterday. A decision to launch the project was made in a July 17 meeting of the Defense Industry Executive Board, headed by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoðan and Chief of General […]



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