Serhat TUNAR -TDO- President of the Rostech defense industry company, Sergey Chemezov, has announced that the delivery of the S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey, will be completed by the end of 2019.
Chemezov answered the questions from members of the press at the 14th IDEX International Defense Exhibitionheld in the capital city of the United Arab Emirates and stated, "We have signed an agreement with Turkey and will complete the delivery by end of the year.”
Rostech President did not give a clear answer on the number of systems to be shipped to Turkey and said "We will deliver the entire system by the end of this year.”
According to the agreement reached on the delivery of S-400 missile defense system, Turkey will take delivery of four missile batteries. The value of the agreement was previously announced to the public as 2.5 billion dollars.