Saudi Arabia agrees to buy Russian S-400

Saudi Arabia agrees to buy Russian S-400

On October 5, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television reported that the Kingdom had agreed to buy Russia’s S-400 air defense system. The announcement came during a visit by Saudi King Salman to…

Turkey and Russia Sign Deal for S-400 Purchase

Turkey and Russia Sign Deal for S-400 Purchase

Turkey announced September 12, 2017, that it has signed a deal with Russia to purchase the Russian S-400 surface-to- air missile defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the press…

Russia Conducts Missile Tests in Joint Military Exercise

Russia Conducts Missile Tests in Joint Military Exercise

On September 4-7, units from Russia, Armenia, Belarus, and Kyrgyzstan drilled together as part of the Combat Commonwealth 2017 CIS joint air defense exercise. Over 1,500 soldiers participated and multiple…

Turkey Signs Agreement with Eurosam for SAMP/T

Turkey Signs Agreement with Eurosam for SAMP/T

On July 14, Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik announced Turkey had signed a “cooperation agreement” with the Eurosam Consortium to acquire and coproduce the SAMP/T Aster 30 surface-to-air missile (SAM)…