In Turkey anti-aircraft missile systems (WRU) s-400 “Triumph” can “desacralizing” the fifth generation fighter F-35 Lightning II, declare in the Ministry of defence.
“The thrill and excitement of the Pentagon about the possible desacralization of F-35 Turkish calculations s-400 are not baseless,” – said in the message of military Department.
It is also noted that the fifth generation fighter F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II U.S. production are “invisible” only to US taxpayers and foreign buyers.
In July, Defense News suggested a number of ways of simultaneous use Turkey s-400 “Triumph” and the F-35 Lightning II.
A contract to supply Ankara four battalions of s-400 “Triumph” in Russia concluded in September 2017. The value of the contract amounted to $ 2.5 billion, half of which will cover the Russian loan. The supply of air defense missile systems to Turkey began in July 2019. For fear of using s-400 “Triumph” data leakage, revealing the capabilities of the F-35 Lightning II, Washington has suspended the supply of Ankara such aircraft. Only Turkey was to receive over a hundred American fighters of the fifth generation.
According to the materials: novosti-n.org