Turkey had ambitious plans to become a major force on the international aerospace market. It envisioned reequipping its air force with the F-35 and developing its own stealth fighter, an advanced trainer, helicopter and associated radars as well as engines and missiles.  But today, its economy is in shambles, deliveries of F-35s are on hold and its president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is accusing the U.S. of declaring economic war on his country. This low-ebb in relations, coupled with an ...


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