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US promises Turkey ‘constraints' in relations as it kicks it out of F-35 program over S-400

4 monthes ago   |   By RT

Washington is cutting Ankara out of the F-35 program, because the stealth fighter “cannot coexist” alongside the Russian air defense systems currently being delivered to Turkey, the White House announced.
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US kicking NATO ally Turkey out of fighter program

US kicking NATO ally Turkey out of fighter program

4 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The White House says Turkey can no longer be part of the American F-35 fighter jet program.
In a written statement, the White House said Wednesday that Turkey's decision to buy the Russian S-400 air defense system "renders its continued involvement with the F-35 impossible."
The White House did not say explicitly that Turkey will be kicked out of the F-35 program, but the Pentagon was expected to do so.
Turkey makes numerous components for the stealth aircraft. If Turkey is removed, as expected, the U.S. will have to find alternative suppliers.
President Donald Trump announced...
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