Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Turkey Cancels $3.4 Bilion Purchase of Chinese Surface to air Missile Systems

Turkey has cancelled its USD4 billion T-Loramids long-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) system tender, for which China Precision Machinery Import and Export Corp (CPMIEC) was downselected in 2013 as the preferred provider.

The Turkish decision to cancel the long-stalled T-Loramids tender was first reported on 15 November by Reuters news agency, which quoted an official from the Turkish prime minister's office. Sources from the Turkish Defence Industries Undersecretariat (SSM) confirmed the report to IHS Jane's .

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