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The United States has approved the sale of F-16 at $62 billion

The United States has approved the sale of 90 military aircraft F-16 of Lockheed Martin by 62 billion dollars, said Friday the Pentagon.

In the approved sales of 62 billion dollars can enter other countries, which will be supplied to the aircraft. The codes of the contracts indicate that it is, in particular, on the delivery of 66 F-16s to Taiwan against the background of worsening relations between the US and China, which considers Taiwan its territory. The Pentagon had previously ranked among the first recipients of F-16 to Morocco.

Media: Poland has afraid to put F-35 at the Russian border

Poland decided not to deploy the fifth generation fighter F-35 Lightning II at the base in Malbork 80 kilometers from the Kaliningrad region and in mińsk Mazowiecki, near the Belarusian border. It is reported Defence24.

According to the portal, Poland refused to deploy the newest fighters in the East of the country, as the authorities fear that Russia will be able to check their radar and infrared characteristics. So the military leadership decided to deploy F-35 on the West of the country in Swidwin, which previously was home to squadrons of su-22.

The expert spoke about the purpose of tests S-400 to Turkey

Testing the Russian s-400 has allowed the Turkish military to study the features of the application, to assess the effectiveness of the Russian system and perhaps find weaknesses, said to RIA Novosti, the former Deputy commander of the air defense forces Land forces of the USSR the General-Lieutenant Alexander Luzan.

Portal Fighter Jets the World had reported earlier that the Turkish military started new trials of anti-aircraft missile systems s-400 vs American fighters F-16 and F-4 at the airbase Myurted near Ankara.

Media reported about the new tests s-400 against the F-16 in Turkey

The Turkish military has begun testing new anti-aircraft missile systems s-400 against American fighters F-16 and F-4 at the airbase Myurted near Ankara, said the Fighter Jets World.

According to the information portal, tests began on 4 July and runs until 26 November.

British fighter jets escorted Russian planes

British Typhoon fighter jets took to the air from the air base in Lossiemouth in Scotland, to accompany the "far Russian aircraft", according to the air force of the Kingdom.

It is noted that the aircraft did not go to the flight information UK to the North coast of Scotland, "the interception was not required".

In Turkey, said the lack of reason for resale-400 USA

Legal basis for resale purchased Turkey at the RF systems s-400, Washington no, said the press Secretary of the ruling Turkish party of justice and development Omer Celik.

Republican Senator John Thune has proposed to resolve the contradictions between the USA and Turkey according to the Russian s-400 by purchasing these complexes in Ankara, according to the text of the proposed amendment to the defense budget of the United States. In order to purchase named assurances to Turkey that she will not buy the proceeds other military equipment, is incompatible with the requirement of NATO.

The Tu-142MK conducted flights over the Barents and Norwegian seas

Russian anti-submarine aircrafts Tu-142MK conducted flights over the Barents and Norwegian seas, as well as over the Pacific, they were accompanied by fighters of the USA and Norway, according to the defense Ministry.

"The twenty-seventh June 2020 three distant antisubmarine aircraft Tu-142MK carried out planned flights over the Barents and Norwegian seas," - said in the message.

USA was in Poland two thousand military

USA was in Poland not one but two thousands of troops, according to the publication Gazeta Prawna.

The President of Poland Andrzej Duda July 24, plans to visit the United States. One of the main topics of his talks with US President Donald trump will be cooperation in the military sphere.