Turkey and Russia have agreed in principle on the supply of the second batch of anti-aircraft missile systems s-400. About this Turkish NTV said the head of the Secretariat of the defense industry of Turkey Ismail Demir.
“We have an agreement in principle for the supply of the second system,” he said.
Turkey, according to Demira also need to get “certain elements of production and technology”. The official noted that the delay in the delivery of the second batch were caused by the pandemic coronavirus and related lockdown.
Turkey and Russia have agreed on the supply of systems s-400 in July 2017. According to a senior source Agency Bloomberg in the Turkish government, the cost of the four SAM amounted to about $2.5 billion.
The first batch of anti-aircraft missiles arrived in Turkey in July 2019.