USA—SACEUR Says U.S. Should Pull F-35 If Turkey Continues With S-400 Buy

Defense One | 03/06/2019

The top military officer in NATO says that Washington should reconsider Turkey's participation in the F-35 program if Ankara goes through with the purchase of S-400 air defense systems from Russia, reports Defense One.  The Russian system presents specific concerns for the F-35 stealth fighter jet, Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) and head of U.S. European Command, told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday.  Scaparrotti advised against...

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