Turkish Defense is buying 30 Drones for Police Forces 32408153

 
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Turkish Defense is buying 30 Drones for Police Forces
Turkey’s defense procurement agency launched a process to buy 15 drones from the state Turkish Aerospace Industry (TAI) and 15 from Istanbul-based developer Baykar Makine, for use by police forces.
     
Turkey’s defense procurement agency launched a process to buy 15 drones from the state Turkish Aerospace Industry (TAI) and 15 from Istanbul-based developer Baykar Makine, for use by police forces. ANKA Drone
     
Twelve of the newly purchased drones are considered “urgent.” Hurryet Daily News reported on Agust 21.

The police had declared that it needs operative and tactical unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to be used against rising terror attacks, the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM) said.

Efforts in cooperation with the police, has begun to purchase 15 operative ANKA UAVs, a domestic vehicle developed by the TAI, and 15 tactical Bayraktar UAVs, developed by Baykar.

The acquisition plans also cover buying five task systems from each firm.

Two sets of ANKAs, totaling six drones, and two sets of Bayraktars, will be purchased urgently, while the remainder will be bought over years.

 

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