National assembly foreign affairs committee confirmed the production of F-35 planes which can not be seen by radars. Turkey will buy 100 F-35 planes within 10 years.
National assembly foreign affairs committee confirmed the production contract for F-35 planes with partnership of nine countries and which can not be seen by radar.
Within the scope of $10.7 billion project, Turkey will purchase 100 F-35 planes.
The foreign affairs committee approved the proposal allowing Turkey's participation in the production, assistant and constant improvement stage of War Planes yesterday.
The minister of defense, Vecdi Gönül, stated that the project is worth $250 billion and added: "some of the F-4 and F-16 planes comprising the main hitting team of the Air Force Command will expire in the year 2010.
The activities to choose new generation war planes for the air forces had started in the 90s."
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