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Report: Turkish warplanes now able to fire at Israeli targets
ynet ^ | 13/9/2011 | Aviel Magnezi

Posted on 09/13/2011 3:57:39 AM PDT by sumocide

Ankara's Star Gazete says country's new F-16 radar system modified to recategorize Israeli targets as hostile. Order said to come directly from PM Erdogan's office; naval, submarine radar systems to be changed next

Turkey has developed a new radar system for its US-made F-16 fighter jets that will allow them to fire at Israeli targets, Ankara's Star Gazete reported on Tuesday. The orders to modify the system reportedly came directly from Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office.

The new radar system – Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) – is a defensive command and control system developed by Turkey's Military Electronics Industry (ASELSAN) for the nation's air force and navy. It is slated to replace a similar US version which is in use today.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: ayersintifada; erdogan; israel; obamavsisrael; turkey; turkeyvsisrael; turkishintifada; warplanes

1 posted on 09/13/2011 3:57:46 AM PDT by sumocide
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To: sumocide

I dunno, we hired ASELSAN to build some trailers in an economic offset deal and they can’t drill holes in the right place. Do not mistake ASELSAN for Boeing.


2 posted on 09/13/2011 4:03:20 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

I think the PPPK just found a new source for weapons.


3 posted on 09/13/2011 4:15:21 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Sarahcuda in 2012. Nothing but Net!!!)
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To: sumocide
This just cries out for a virus to be introduced into the Turkish targeting systems.
4 posted on 09/13/2011 4:21:20 AM PDT by Truth29
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5 posted on 09/13/2011 4:35:59 AM PDT by SJackson (Free Palestine, return it to the inhabitants who had the land taken by the Romans, Alan West)
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To: sumocide

Ask other islamic air forces how they have done against the Israelis in the air.


6 posted on 09/13/2011 4:45:17 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: sumocide

I wonder if Turkey’s strategy is to maneuver Israel into a war with NATO.


7 posted on 09/13/2011 4:52:38 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: sumocide

Unfortunately for the Turkish pilots, Israeli planes can also fire back, and are quite good at it.


8 posted on 09/13/2011 5:18:28 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: sumocide

The Turks seemed determined to start a war with the Israelis. Too bad for Turkey!


9 posted on 09/13/2011 5:33:50 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: sumocide

Can any AF people comment on this. My understanding was that IFF was programmable in case your alliances changed, and in no way stops you from firing.


10 posted on 09/13/2011 5:42:19 AM PDT by LevinFan
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To: Truth29

“This just cries out for a virus”

As in “Return to sender”?


11 posted on 09/13/2011 5:59:56 AM PDT by PastorBooks
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To: sumocide

The Turk has just regressed to his Islamic roots.

No surprise.

They refused to recognise the Armenian Genocide.

What do you expect??

A Muslim is a Muslim is a Muslim. No difference.


12 posted on 09/13/2011 6:44:13 AM PDT by ZULU ( Non nobis, non nobis, Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam)
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To: LevinFan

Correct. This is not a big deal.

What they are worried about is a back door that will let Israel or the USA turn their engines off.

Which may or may not exist.


13 posted on 09/13/2011 7:14:03 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: Jewbacca

All you people saying that the Israelis would cominate the Turks, you have to remember once a skirmish happens the Egyptians and Palis and Hamas will jump in as well.

Anyone have a link about the Jewish subs that are prepared for such a doomsday scenario?


14 posted on 09/13/2011 7:20:25 AM PDT by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

My English is lacking; can you re-phrase.

In particual, help me with “cominate.” I can’t find the word defined.


15 posted on 09/13/2011 8:21:42 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: sumocide

Most of the region has found that when you shoot at the Israelis, it just pisses them off.

Similar to picking a bar fight with an
experienced a$$-kicker. It will hurt the next
day and a long time after.


16 posted on 09/13/2011 8:36:04 AM PDT by wxgesr (I want to be the first person to surf on another planet.)
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

That’s precisely why I believe Israel should take out Hamas in Ghaza now. If they do it right, it’ll take a few hours, before any of the NGOs can even get in with TV cameras, and cause minimum to zero collateral damage.

The Palis have been pretty quiet these days. Here’s a good article on why: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/10605#.Tm-IXqia-7U

That leaves Hizbollah and Egypt. I’ll take those odds, but take out Hamas in Ghaza first.


17 posted on 09/13/2011 10:03:19 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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Thanks sumocide.
Ankara's Star Gazete says country's new F-16 radar system modified to recategorize Israeli targets as hostile. Order said to come directly from PM Erdogan's office; naval, submarine radar systems to be changed next...
This is an obvious step toward war. But don't worry -- Zero, Hitlery, and the worthies of the EU will condemn this Turkish provocation.


18 posted on 09/13/2011 4:00:05 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Seriously -- do I *really* need a 'sarcasm' tag?)
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