Turkey tests Russian S-400 air defense missile system

November 26, 2019

The Defense Post:

Turkey began testing its Russian air defense missile system, local media reported, despite repeated calls from the United States that it could lead to sanctions.

Planes, including F-16 fighter jets, circled the Murted military base in Ankara province to test the newly acquired S-400 system and train Turkish operators, news agency DHA reported on Monday, November 25.

Turkey’s acquisition of the S-400 in July was met with consternation by its NATO allies.

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