Here is a simple chronology of events that will eventually make Turkey one of the few most advanced countries in the world that can build their own fighter jets.
2002: (Quoting Prime Minister Ahmet Davuto?lu in January 2015): ?Turkey needs Israel even to just have its battle tanks repaired.?
Two businessmen who are said to have mediated in the procurement of Super Puma rescue helicopters to the government more than a decade ago were given conditional release on Thursday on 250,000-euro bail payments after defending themselves before an investigating magistrate on charges of bribery and money laundering.
A Hellenic Navy vessel and a Super Puma helicopter were involved in the search for a missing migrant off the southeastern Aegean island of Rhodes over the weekend.
The man was reportedly on board a 30-meter boat along with another 63 undocumented migrants when they were spotted by a cargo ship. The man subsequently fell into the sea and went missing.