The system has unofficially achieved FOC (Full Operational Capability) but for diplomatic reasons the official announcement has been postponed
Turkey’s deepening economic woes are widely seen as one -but not the only- reason behind the delay the activation of the S-400s
Turkey’s acquisition of two Russian-supplied SAM systems remains a source of friction between the two NATO allies
A purchase of F-35s “will be the most important milestone and capability jump for Greece and the Hellenic Air Force (HAF)”
Titanium fasteners were installed in places where Inconel alloy parts were specified & vice versa
Could it be an option for Greece as well?
Senior US official says that S-400 acquisition "challenged membership in NATO"
This shows the US is serious about removing Turkey from the F-35 program because it acquired the Russian S-400
Turkey was suspended from the F-35 program after receiving its first shipment of Russian S-400 missile systems in July 2019
“The signing of a deal is just around the corner”