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Ukraine to purchase combat drones from Turkey

Ukraine to purchase combat drones from Turkey

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced on Saturday that a deal has been inked with Turkey to purchase 12 Bayraktar TB2 tactical unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV).
12.01.2019 - 15:44

The agreement was signed between the Ukrspetsproject company, which is part of Ukrboronprom, and the Turkish UAV manufacturer Baykar Makina. According to the head of state, the agreement is part of measures to expand military-technical cooperation between Ukraine and Turkey.


“As we have agreed with the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, an agreement was signed on the purchase of Turkish Bayraktar TB2 drones for the Ukrainian army,” said Petro Poroshenko.

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The Bayraktar TB2 armed drones, produced by Baykar and operationally used since 2015, have continued to support the fight against terror in other regions while providing effective surveillance, reconnaissance and fire support to the security forces in the Operations Euphrates and Olive Branch.