The deal was signed with the Franco-italian Eurosam consortium
Turkey signs initial missile defence deal with French, Italian firms
Turkey has signed an initial accord with French and Italian firms on the development of missile defence systems, state-run Anadolu news agency reported Turkish defence minister Fikri Isik as saying.
It cited Mr Isik as saying at a French embassy reception on Friday that the deal encompassed the development and joint production of missile defence systems.
He said the deal was signed with the Franco-Italian Eurosam consortium, which is owned by the multinational European missile maker MBDA and France's Thales.