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Netherlands stepping up F-35 purchase after Turkey’s ejection from program
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Netherlands stepping up F-35 purchase after Turkey’s ejection from program

Panos - Jul 22, 2019

The Netherlands is stepping up its purchase of the F-35 fighter jets by adding another eight or nine jets to its order for 37 aircraft, following the…

US: Greece is interested in buying F-35 jets
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US: Greece is interested in buying F-35 jets

Panos - Jun 12, 2019

Greece is among the countries interested in acquiring the U.S. F-35 fighter jets according to Admiral Mathias Winter, head of the Pentagon office for the F-35s, according…

US shuts out Turkish F-35 pilots in Arizona over S-400 row
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US shuts out Turkish F-35 pilots in Arizona over S-400 row

Panos - Jun 12, 2019

U.S. officials said on Monday the training of Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets had come to a faster-than-expected halt at an air base in Arizona, as…

Poland plans to buy 32 F-35A fighters
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Poland plans to buy 32 F-35A fighters

Panos - May 29, 2019

Poland plans to buy 32 Lockheed Martin F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Tuesday, amid the growing assertiveness of neighbour Russia.…

Budding, albeit unofficial, interest in F-35 purchase by Greece
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Budding, albeit unofficial, interest in F-35 purchase by Greece

Panos - Apr 09, 2019

Reports of Athens' interest in acquiring US-made F-35s warplanes - although not officially stated - swirled in the Greek capital this week, with defense sources merely saying…

Reuters: US sends message to Turkey, halts F-35 equipment shipments
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Reuters: US sends message to Turkey, halts F-35 equipment shipments

Panos - Apr 02, 2019

The United States has halted delivery of equipment related to the stealthy F-35 fighter aircraft to Turkey, sources familiar with the situation said, marking the first concrete…

US Congress blocks delivery of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey
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US Congress blocks delivery of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey

Panos - Feb 20, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a spending bill that blocks the transfer of the country’s F-35 new generation fighter jets to Turkey. According to spending…

Why Turkish F-35s are a threat to the US & NATO: Analysis
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Why Turkish F-35s are a threat to the US & NATO: Analysis

Panos - Feb 04, 2019

Imagine, for a moment, a hypothetical country rapidly spiraling towards autocracy, illegally arresting American citizens, imprisoning journalists, and attacking American-supported forces. Now imagine that same country actively…

US warns Turkey it will be expelled from F-35 program
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US warns Turkey it will be expelled from F-35 program

Panos - Nov 30, 2018

Turkey risks expulsion from the U.S.-led F-35 program, the world’s costliest weapons project, if its government takes delivery of an advanced Russian anti-aircraft system, according to an…

Turkish fighter pilot flies F-35 in US for the first time
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Turkish fighter pilot flies F-35 in US for the first time

Panos - Aug 30, 2018

The Turkish General Staff announced on Tuesday that a Turkish fighter pilot flew an F-35 aircraft for the first time in the U.S., in the framework of…

Israel to US: “Don’t sell F-35s to Turkey, they are a NATO member on paper only”!
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Israel to US: “Don’t sell F-35s to Turkey, they are a NATO member on paper only”!

Panos - Jul 03, 2018

Until the roll-out ceremony of the first Turkish F-35 last week, many in the Israeli defense establishment were sure that Washington would stop the sale. Now that…