Turkey, Russia Sign Loan Agreement for S-400 Missile System Sale

30 December, 2017, 01:29 | Author: Chad Mckenzie
  • Russian S-400 air defence system seen during a military parade in Moscow Russia

Turkish media are reporting that Turkish and Russian officials have signed a financing agreement for the purchase of a Russian-made anti-missile system worth $2.5 billion.

He noted Moscow was expected to begin the first deliveries in March 2020 and that Turkey was the first North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member state to acquire the advanced S-400 missile system.

The move has alarmed Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies amid tensions with Moscow.

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Previously it was announced that the delivery of the S-400 Triumf systems was scheduled to start in late 2019 or early 2020. Each missile battery can simultaneously hit 80 different targets with two missiles each.

Canikli, during a joint news conference held in Tunisia by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, was asked about Sergey Chemezov's remarks in an interview with a Russian newspaper that the deal between the two countries, standing at $2.5 billion, was now concluded.

"They are paying 45 percent of the total contract amount as an advance".

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A state-run agency, the Turkish Defense Industries Undersecretariat, said in a statement on Friday that Turkey would buy at least one S-400 surface-to-air missile battery with the option of purchasing a second.

Turkish newspapers report Erdoğan plans to pay 45% up front and borrow the rest in loans from Russian Federation.

The system can track and engage up to 300 targets at a time and has an altitude ceiling of 27 kilometres.

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