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Turkey Tests F-16s And F-4s Against S-400 Radars In Defiance Of U.S. Sanctions Threats

The U.S. government has called on its Turkish counterparts for months to not "activate" the radars and abandon the purchase altogether.

Τurkey has begun tests of the radars associated with its new Russian S-400s using American-made F-16 Viper and F-4 Phantom II fighters, defying warnings from the…

  • Joseph Trevithick
  • The Drive

U.S. officials had been concerned that the Turkish military might conduct exactly these sorts of tests with the F-35, potentially giving Russia insights into the jets’ capabilities, an…

The Pentagon already ejected Turkey from the Joint Strike Fighter program earlier this year and…

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