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Why did Turkey Choose the S-400?
- 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.
They 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…