Why did Turkey Choose the S-400?

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  • Turkey has chosen the S-400 over the Patriot.

The S-400 is considered to be one of the most advanced systems in the world but it is incompatible with NATO systems.

What does this mean for Turkey?

  • Debalina Ghoshal
  • Defence IQ

Why didn’t Turkey Choose the Patriot? 

For years, Patriot air and missile defence systems have proved their mettle as a defence against enemy threats.

Putr 3cThey are combat-proven and, hence, have found a market for themselves worldwide.

NATO countries use Patriot as it is easier than upgrading their own defence systems to be interoperable, therefore providing greater defensive coverage.

However, Turkey, a…

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