Turkey Fires Bora Ballistic Missile on PKK in Iraq

Turkey Fires Bora Ballistic Missile on PKK in Iraq

On May 29, the Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) reportedly fired a Bora-1 missile towards a Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) target in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region. According to Turkish news outlet Yeni…

Turkey Tests Indigenous Bora Ballistic Missile

Turkey Tests Indigenous Bora Ballistic Missile

As shown in footage released on December 20, Turkey has conducted its first long-range test fire of the Bora short-range ballistic missile (SRBM). According to Turkish Defense Industry Chief Executive…

Turkish Antiship Missile Approved for Mass Production

Turkish Antiship Missile Approved for Mass Production

On November 2, Turkish companies Rokestan and Aselsan signed a deal to jointly manufacture the indigenously developed Atmaca antiship cruise missile. The Atmaca missile is part of Turkey’s MILGEM National…

Turkey Unveils Long-range Air Defense Missile System

Turkey Unveils Long-range Air Defense Missile System

On October 31, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the creation of the National Long Range Regional Air Defense System (SIPER) at the opening ceremony of National Technology Development and…

Turkey Might Procure S-400 Sooner Than Planned

Turkey Might Procure S-400 Sooner Than Planned

On August 21, Russia’s Interfax newswire reported that Turkey will receive the S-400 Triumf air defense system from Russia in 2019 instead of 2020, as initially announced last year. Turkey…

US, Turkey Discuss Potential Patriot Sale

US, Turkey Discuss Potential Patriot Sale

On July 16, Acting U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Tina Kaidanow announced that the United States was discussing with Turkey potentially selling the MIM-104 Patriot missile system…