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Turkey seeks 40 F-16 jets to upgrade Air Force -sources

Turkey seeks 40 F-16 jets to upgrade Air Force -sources

BY REUTERS Turkey has made a request to buy 40 Lockheed Martin-made F-16 fighter jets as well as 80 modernization kits for its existing warplanes, as the NATO ally looks to modernize its Air Force after the purchase of F-35 jets fell through, sources familiar with the matter said. The deal, worth billions, is still...

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Arnold & Porter extends lobbying contract for Turkey on F-35 jet program

Arnold & Porter extends lobbying contract for Turkey on F-35 jet program

BY REUTERS Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer has extended for one year a lobbying contract with Turkey over its participation in a U.S. F-35 fighter jet program, according to newly disclosed U.S. Justice Department records. Arnold & Porter’s USD 1.5m contract for “strategic counsel and legal consultancy services” was disclosed on September 20 and runs...