Turkey—Local Suppliers To Continue Producing F-35 Components Until 2022

Daily Sabah | 07/02/2020

Turkish suppliers will continue to produce components for the multinational F-35 fighter jet program for another year or so, reports the Daily Sabah (Istanbul). Ankara was suspended from the program after going forward with a purchase of S-400 air defense systems from Russia. When the U.S. announced the suspension in July 2019, it indicated that it would wind down production of F-35 components by Turkish firms by March 2020. On Wednesday, a Pentagon spokeswoman confirmed that Turkish...

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