BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 P.M.) – Turkey will still be receiving a batch of F-35 fighter jets, despite the U.S. Senate’s recent bill that attempted to block the supply, CNN reported today.

Citing a Pentagon source, the CNN report claimed that Turkey will receive its first batch of F-35 fighter jets during a Lockheed Martin ceremony in Fort Worth, Texas on Thursday.

“Lockheed Martin will hold a rollout ceremony for Turkey this Thursday in Fort Worth, and the two jets will follow-on to Luke Air Force Base in Arizona at a later date,” Pentagon spokesman Lt. Col. Mike Andrews told CNN.
“Turkish F-35 pilots and maintainers have arrived at Luke Air Force Base and will begin flight academics soon,” he added.
The U.S. Senate attempted to block the supply of the F-35 jets to Turkey after they signed a deal with Russia to purchase the S-400 air defense systems.
Due to the sanctions imposed on Russia, the U.S. has prohibited the purchase of any weapons from the Russians.
Turkey has rejected the U.S.’ calls to block the supply of the S-400 systems and criticized Washington for interfering with their national security.
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a bankrupt dying soulless zsa will definitely sell its killing machines for $$$

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Except that F-35 needs to connect to Lockheed-Martin web-servers before any take-off… Just block the access and F-35 is even less useful than a WW1 biplane… Well, not the case for Israeli F-35 since they have the source-codes. No surprise I’m furious that some EU nations opted for F-35, despite EU has industries domesticity producing better aircraft, especially Rafale which compares at having F-22 and F-35 in a single airframe and can be upgraded at will as soon new technologies are available. Yankees are far from being bankrupt : in fact, they pay less interests on their debt than the… Read more »

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Turkey was never and will be never a little threat for Israel and the US-Western Empire that’s why the US is giving them the best military Jet they have. If palestinians are believing that Turkey will do somethings to help them they are completely wrong. Turkey is the best ally for Israel and the US, better than the kurds. If Trump has to choose between Jihadists rebels (FSA-HTS) and the kurds, he will surely without hesitation choose the Jihadists rebels. The US and the Western Empire are the first in the world to support the political Islam and the Ahl… Read more »

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There is no US and the Western Empire. Unless You mean the US and the other members of 5 eyes nations. The US and the UK have atomic arms. Hope You understand that You cannot destroy an atomic power with intercontinental strike capacities and strike back – unless You want to commit suicide.

Erdogan and his planned Neo-Ottoman empire are Jihadist by nature.

The US rely on Ahl Al Sunna Gulf nations holding up Bretton Woods monetary system.

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“strike capacities and strike back”
=> It’s called second strike : this means that even if totally destroyed, retaliation will come.
Nuclear submarines usually have 16 and up to 24 SLBMs, each with 6-10 MIRVs (multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle).
No country can withstand having 96-240 cities vaporised…

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The best military jet they have is F-22 and they don’t sell it… There was never ever a Palestinian state in human history. Can you name any king, queen, or even president before Arafat? Turkey has never been a good ally to any one in history, since the Hiitites, sha has always caused troubles… There is no western empire. Does the west supports Iran and Sudan? No, so it doesn’t supports political Islam. BTW, there is no ‘political Islam’, there is only Islam which is political by nature, it’s actually even more far right than Nazism. Would you completely destroy… Read more »