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US cuts Turkey out of F-35 Fighter Jet program

Carla Babb The United States is officially removing Turkey from its F-35 stealth fighter jetprogram after Ankara accepted the Russian delivery of its S-400 missile defense system. "Unfortunately, Turkey's decision to purchase Russian S-400 air defense systems renders its continued involvement with the F-35 impossible," the White House said in a statement Wednesday. "The

Turkey takes delivery of Russian S-400 missile system, despite risk of US sanctions

David Reid KEY POINTS Turkey says it has taken the first delivery of Russia’s S-400 surface-to-air missile system.The United States says Turkey is risking the security of the NATO alliance and the F-35 fighter jet program.One analyst sees the purchase as potentially destructive to U.S. defense hegemony. A Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile system.Sergei

Looking to Buy? Germany Seeks Classified F-35 Intelligence

The German government has sent a request to the US military asking for secrets about Lockheed Martin's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Berlin has not determined a course of procurement, but the letter indicates the US may have a potential buyer in Germany. The intelligence brief requested will allow Berlin to conduct "an