With the supply of three Bayraktar TB2 unmanned aerial automobiles (UAVs) to the gendarmerie common command, the overall quantity of drones within the stock of the Turkish military has reached 107, the pinnacle of the Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB), İsmail Demir, introduced.
“I congratulate Baykar Makina for working sincerely for our nation’s nationwide expertise enchancment,” Demir mentioned on Twitter on Friday.
The Bayraktar TB2 armed drones are domestically produced by Turkey’s main unmanned aerial platform developer Baykar and have been operationally used since 2015. They have continued to help the nation’s struggle in opposition to terror in different areas whereas offering efficient surveillance, reconnaissance and hearth help.
Deployed homegrown drones, Baykar’s Bayraktar TB2 and ANKA, produced by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), have given Turkey a significant edge within the discipline and mark the fruits of years of funding and evolution for Turkey, whose military has change into one of essentially the most skilled customers of drones.