Jane’s: competition in Turkey, $ 4 billion US-Russia air defense missile order
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Global Times special correspondent in the United Kingdom reported Hao Ping: May 20 issue of the British” Jane’s Defense Weekly, “published title as “long-range air defense weapons in Turkey issued request for proposal,” the article.
Jane’s article said that in April this year, the Turkish defense industry department – the Department of Defense Industry (SSM), Deputy Director of one request proposals (RFP), for direct purchase of a number of long-range air defense missiles system.
It is reported that the purchasing value of the case will be about $ 4 billion, intends to purchase about 12 sets of long-range air defense missile system.
2007 年 3 月 Turkish Defense Industry Department proposed a RFP Information (RFI), in order to detect the prices and availability aspects. Subsequently, the U.S. defense company Lockheed Martin and Rennes ? jointly presented their product candidate – PAC-3 and PAC-2 low altitude – high-altitude surface to air missile system; the same time, China Precision Machinery Import and Export Corporation (CPMIEC ) also presented their product candidate, HQ-9 air defense missile system (according to media reports, the export version is called the FT-2000).
“Jane’s Defense Weekly,” the article also mentioned that this year in Istanbul, Turkey at the International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF 09) during the April 27 Russia to Turkey implied that Turkey could agree requirements to provide more advanced S-400 air defense missile systems, rather than the previous to the international market the S-300 air defense missile system.
for any long-range missiles from the United States to be involved in the move to the U.S. Foreign Military Sales (FMS) credit, the Turkish Defense Industry Department specifically to the individual asking the U.S. government submitted a book (LOR).
Jane also mentioned that, according to Turkey’s local defense industry news, the requirements of the Department of the Turkish defense industry proposal (RFP) There is also a requirement that is part of the purchased parts to air missile local production in Turkey.
Deputy Director of the Turkish defense industry ? Murad Bayar (Murad Barar) had told Jane’s said, Turkey plans to make before the end of this year range air defense missile procurement case the final decision.