Turkish defense ministry posts photos of first batch of S-400 equipment - VIDEO

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Turkey’s Defense Ministry has posted photos of the first batch of the Russian-made S-400 missile system’s equipment delivered to the country.


Official photos of the Turkish Defense Ministry show several prime movers and a transporter-loader of the S-400 surface-to-air missile system.

Turkey’s Defense Ministry announced on Friday that the first batch of components has been delivered to the Murted Air Base near Ankara under the S-400 deal.

Activities to deliver Russia’s S-400 air defense systems to Turkey scheduled for Friday are over, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said.

"According to the plan, the third [Russian] plane has landed, the activities scheduled for today are over. The process will continue in the coming days," Anadolu Agency quotes him as saying.

The minister noted that "in parallel with S-400 supplies, work to train personnel to install and operate these systems will continue in Turkey and Russia."

He added that Ankara "continued to look into the feasibility of purchasing US Patriot missile systems."

According to the Turkish Undersecretariat for Defense Industries, the remaining components will be delivered in the near future.



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Turkish defense ministry posts photos of first batch of S-400 equipment - VIDEO

2019/07/1225667-1562970163.jpg
Read: 769     10:13     13 July 2019    

Turkey’s Defense Ministry has posted photos of the first batch of the Russian-made S-400 missile system’s equipment delivered to the country.


Official photos of the Turkish Defense Ministry show several prime movers and a transporter-loader of the S-400 surface-to-air missile system.

Turkey’s Defense Ministry announced on Friday that the first batch of components has been delivered to the Murted Air Base near Ankara under the S-400 deal.

Activities to deliver Russia’s S-400 air defense systems to Turkey scheduled for Friday are over, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said.

"According to the plan, the third [Russian] plane has landed, the activities scheduled for today are over. The process will continue in the coming days," Anadolu Agency quotes him as saying.

The minister noted that "in parallel with S-400 supplies, work to train personnel to install and operate these systems will continue in Turkey and Russia."

He added that Ankara "continued to look into the feasibility of purchasing US Patriot missile systems."

According to the Turkish Undersecretariat for Defense Industries, the remaining components will be delivered in the near future.



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