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Strained ties with Turkey hurt Israeli defense contract with U.S. firm

Boeing apparently weighing other suppliers after Israel's Elta ordered by Defense Ministry to hold components to be fitted in AWACS planes purchased by Turkey. By Zvi Bar'elTags: Israel TurkeyNATO

An Israeli refusal to supply components to be fitted in an airborne early warning and control (AWACS) craft purchased by the Turkish military is straining ties between Israeli defense suppliers and American giant aerospace Boeing, Defense News reported on Thursday.

According to the report, the Defense Ministry ordered Elta, the firm contracted to supply the components, to hold two shipments over Israel's reluctance to see Israeli-made security equipment being used by Turkey.

However, as a result of the Israeli instruction, U.S. giant

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Added: Apr-7-2012 Occurred On: Apr-7-2012
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