Agence France-Presse (AFP) shared that the Armed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (AUAV) produced by Turkey have succeded important military successes.
AFP, which said that Turkey hopes to benefit from the success in Syria, Libya and Azerbaijan for the export of AUAVs, shared that unmanned aerial vehicles through Turkey’s increasingly assertive foreign policy domain to strengthen the chances of the offer as well as the proven ability to destroy enemy tanks on analysts. Defence Industry Presidency President Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir stated in an interview with AFP that Turkish AUAVs deserve their money.
In an interview, Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir said “If a system from another country had the same capacity as ours, its (price) would double. We were trying to do something that we could pioneer in modern technologies or be ahead of us, and UAVs have become a great field.” Stating that there are many other countries in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe that are interested in developed systems and UAVs, İsmail Demir said that some countries evaluated their proposal.
Bayraktar TB2 UAS Deliveries
Bayraktar TB2 UAS system, which has been used for more than 280.000 hours by the Republic of Turkey Security Forces, was used in Euphrates Shield Operation. Especially in Olive Branch Operation it carried out a duty of 5300 hours during challenging meteorological conditions. Bayraktar TB2 UAS systems, which also successfully served in Operation Peace Spring, were recently used in Operation Spring Shield and successfully completed more than 80 percent of all missions. Bayraktar TB2 UAS systems are actively used by the security forces of the Republic of Turkey, Azerbaijan Republic, Qatar and Ukraine
First Export of ANKA AUAV to Tunusia
Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), which has improved its production capacity and achieved new success in recent years, signed a new export agreement. The bilateral meeting between the Tunisian Ministry of Defence and TAI in 2019 started for the purchase of ANKA UAV. In the first months of 2020, UAV training and financing issues were clarified, and progress was made in the negotiations. TAI will deliver 3 units of ANKA-S UAVs and 3 units of Ground Control Systems to the Tunisian Air Force Command.