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Russian military, modernizing quickly, plans to sell missile system to Turkey: U.S. commander

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(Worthy News) - A top U.S. commander has warned that Russia's military is modernizing quickly, and that a possible weapons deal with Turkey could put the United States in danger.

Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, head of U.S. European Command, said on Tuesday that Turkey faces significant consequences: If it buys an S-400 missile from Russia, it should be prepared to forfeit the chance of future weapons or aircraft buys from the United States.

Turkey is currenty in the process of purchasing 100 high-tech F-35 fighter jets from the United States, but Scaparrotti said possession of the S-400 would pose a significant threat to the F-35. The U.S. agreed to the sale, and delivered two of the jets, but Congress ordered a delay in future deliveries last year. [ Source: Fox News (Read More...) ]

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