155mm T-155 Firtina

Turkey Chases New Defense Deals in Asia

Wary of political problems and licensing restrictions with its traditional western suppliers, Turkey is turning toward Asian markets for new deals, including the development of a tank engine with Japan and the sale of new armored vehicles to Malaysia. “Defense cooperation will make one of the backbones of the visit. There will be several follow-up […]

Turkey Flirts With Asian Arms Suppliers

When fighter aircraft from NATO-member Turkish and Chinese air forces conducted their first joint air exercises in Turkish airspace in September 2010, few people guessed that could be the beginning of a broader defense and security relationship. Four years later, the big three in Asia are on a determined course to replace some of Turkey’s […]