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Indonesia's Kaplan MT Medium Tank Developed with Turkey to be Paraded in October

Kaplan MT features a high level of protection.

US support

White House Approves More Weapons for Syrian Kurdish Militia YPG on Eve of Attack on Raqqa

There are some 40,000 YPG fighters in northern Syria.

Under development

Turkey Reveals Second Railgun Weapon System at IDEF 2017

ASELSAN, however, admitted that Turfan is still in the research and development stage.


Russia Alleges Turkey Stole Spy Equipment and Codes from Sunken Russian Spy Ship

Liman sank some 40 km northwest of the Bosphorus Strait on April 27


Powered ‘ASYA’ Exoskeleton will make for Tougher Turkish Soldiers

The Turkish Armed Forces expects ASYA to enhance the mobility of its combat infantry and the Special Forces Command.

To Turkey?

Russia Not Confident of Selling S-400 Missile System to Turkey

Isik also revealed Ankara and Moscow had made progress at the talks but "the sides have not reached the stage of signing the relevant agreement."·

I spy

New Space Agency to Cement Government Control over Turkey’s Space Industry

Turkey's newest satellite, Göktürk-1, is a military spy satellite orbited in December 2016.

New frigate

Turkey Begins Building TCG Istanbul, its First Domestic Naval Frigate

Completion of the TCG Istanbul, which is the lead ship in a new frigate class, is expected within four years.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

Russia, Turkey to Spearhead Syria Ceasefire

Turkish foreign minister said on Wednesday that Turkey and Russia have prepared a ceasefire agreement for the war-ravaged Syria, adding that Ankara will not relent on its insistence that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should step down.

The assassination of ambassador Andrei Karlov

Russian Ambassador's Assassination was Premeditated: Turkish Interior Minister

The assassination was not a result of the killer's initiative, or out of personal vengeance.


Turkey Starts Crack Down on Tor Anonymous Service

The current Turkish government is imposing a new restriction towards access in The Onion Router (Tor) services. The country is known for years to suppress dissent and journalists and now it is turning its attention towards the freedom of Internet access.

Russian Ambassador Assassination Caught on Camera

Russia's Ambassador to Turkey Assassinated in Ankara

Russia's ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, was assassinated at a gallery opening in the Turkish capital of Ankara.

CPJ reported that at least 259 journalists have been arrested globally in 2016.

CPJ: 259 Journalists Imprisoned Globally in 2016

The number of journalists who have been jailed globally have hit a whole new record with 259 cases in 2016, up from the 199 in 2015, according to a report by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

Turkey is mulling joining China and Russia led Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) instead of the European Union.

Turkey May Join China-led Shanghai Cooperation Organization Instead of EU

Turkey is mulling joining China and Russia led Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) instead of the European Union. Turkish president Tayyip Erdoğan alluded that Turkey may no longer be willing to wait out for the EU's approval and may opt for SCO instead.

Off the rails

Turkey Unveils Prototype Electromagnetic Railgun for New Navy Destroyers

Tübitak Sapan is Turkey's first domestically engineered railgun.

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