Ismail Demir

"Turkey to be stronger after F-35 removal"

Head of Turkey’s Defence Industry Directorate Ismail Demir said that Turkish defence industry will be stronger after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet programme. Speaking to …

S-400 deliveries to Turkey to start next week

Turkey's Undersecretary for Defense Industries Ismail Demir said the deliveries of Russian S-400 missile defense systems may begin next week. He recalled that Turkish President Recep Tayyip …

Turkey to create its own missile defence system

Turkey will gradually develop an air defense system which will be integrated into the NATO system, the Deputy Defense Minister of Turkey, Ismail Demir, said in an interview with the Hurriyet newspaper, adding that joint work with …