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OFFICIAL: USAF Buying Turkey’s F-35

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The US Air Force is officially purchasing 8 F-35 fifth-generation stealth fighter jets that were initially intended for Turkey prior to its removal from the Joint Strike Fighter program. In addition to F-35A’s built by Lockheed Martin for Turkey, the $862 million contract modification provides the aerospace manufacturer with an undetermined sum […]

MAJOR: US to Sanction Turkey for Acquiring S-400

WASHINGTON, D.C./ANKARA – Three US congressmen introduced legislation aimed at sanctioning the government of Turkey for purchasing the S-400 air and missile defense system from Russia, Congressmen Adam Kinzinger announced on his website on Friday. “Today, Representatives Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) and Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Michael McCaul (R-TX) […]

MAJOR: Venezuela Shoots Down US Plane Used for Drug Trafficking

CARACAS – The Strategic Command Operations of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces announced on Wednesday it had shoot down an aircraft with a US serial identification number as it violated the country’s airspace. “CEOFANB reports that the United Aerospace Defence Command detected an aircraft with a US hull number intruding Venezuelan airspace overnight July 8 […]

RUSSIAN FM: Moving US Troops From Germany to Poland Leads to Violation of Russia-NATO Founding Act, Restarts Cold War in Europe

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON, D.C. – Russia is closely following the US plans to move part of its troops from Germany to Poland, and will implement all the needed measures to ensure its national security, as the US may violate the 1997 Russia-NATO Founding Act on Mutual Relations, Cooperation and Security, Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko said on […]