Turkey delays F-35 purchase

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Following Canada’s concerns with its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter programme, Turkey has become the latest country to backtrack on its decision to buy Lockheed Martin’s fifth generation jet. The Undersecretariat of Defense Industry (SSM) announced that it would be shelving its acquisition of two F-35A fighters. Although officials are insisting that Turkey will persevere with its F-35 programme, the delay may be indefinite since no date has been specified for when it intends to procure...
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