Turkey Ban To Eliminate 20% Of F-35 Sales In Europe Written 11 June 2019

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11 June 2019
FlightGlobal  reports that the removal of Turkey from the Joint Strike Fighter program would lead to a 20 percent reduction in F-35 sales in Europe, as “hopes the dispute over Ankara’s decision to buy the Russian Almaz-Antey S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft system would be solved are all but dashed” and “the country’s large order of F-35 stealth fighters is in jeopardy.” Although “Lockheed Martin was building several F-35A Lightning IIs for Turkey on its production line in Fort Worth, Texas,” now the company “is fielding the F-35 in active procurement competitions in countries such as Switzerland and Finland.”  (Image: F-35. Credit: U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Donald R. Allen | Wikipedia)
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