Category: Notizie Estero

Turkey Slams US Sanctions Over Russian Missile Purchase

Turkey Slams US Sanctions Over Russian Missile Purchase

ISTANBUL — The Trump administration’s decision to sanction NATO ally Turkey over the purchase of a Russian missile system has drawn swift Turkish condemnation. For now, however, Ankara appears to be holding off on any retaliation, a move analysts suggest is a sign that Turkey is already looking ah…
Thales Alenia Wins Contract for Two Italian Military Satellites

Thales Alenia Wins Contract for Two Italian Military Satellites

ROME — Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio have signed the contracts with the Italian Ministry of Defence and with the Italian Space Agency (ASI), to launch the development of two additional satellites and the upgrade of ground, logistic support and operational segments to complete the COSMO-SkyMed…
US Navy Investigates Possible New LCS Design Flaw

US Navy Investigates Possible New LCS Design Flaw

WASHINGTON –– Repeated failures in the propulsion train on the Freedom-class littoral combat ships Little Rock and Detroit have raised the specter of a class-wide design flaw that could trigger an expensive reworking of a crucial component on 17 of the Navy’s small surface combatants.

The issue …

Turkey to Export First Anka UAVs to Tunisia

Turkey to Export First Anka UAVs to Tunisia

ISTANBUL — Leading Turkish defense industry firm Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) is to make its first Anka medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) export to Tunisia, local media reported on Sunday.

TAI will deliver three Anka UAVs and three Ground Control Systems …