View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Uncategorised
May 7, 2020

Covid-19 delays crunch time for Turkey-US relationship

By Magdalena Dugdale

With the Covid-19 crisis impacting all industries and sectors to varying degrees, the fallout from the crisis is providing a scapegoat for a number of issues in the defence industry.

Turkish procurement of S-400 systems from Russia put Turkey in the firing line for US CAATSA sanctions. The procurement timeline called for April 2020 activation of the systems, with all other milestones achieved, including training and testing. The announced delay of activation of the systems due to the Covid-19 crisis is notable, given all the systems are in place, testing and training have been completed, and changing the status of the units to active is essentially only a declaration.

Read more here.

Related Companies

NEWSLETTER Sign up Tick the boxes of the newsletters you would like to receive. The top stories of the day delivered to you every weekday. A weekly roundup of the latest news and analysis, sent every Friday. The defence industry's most comprehensive news and information delivered every month.
I consent to GlobalData UK Limited collecting my details provided via this form in accordance with the Privacy Policy


Thank you for subscribing to Army Technology