Turkey Stories October 7

Serbia has shared that it is looking into purchasing Turkish made Bayraktar drones after seeing how effective they have become on the battlefield. The Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic told the media about the plan earlier this week.

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Turkey Stories September 21

Turkey’s Aksungur drone recently flew for 28 hours while loaded with 12 MAM-L (Smart Micro Munition) payloads at 20,000 feet. The flight took place last Thursday and was the first flight the drone took off with a fully loaded payload. Earlier in the month, the drone broke a record by flying for 49 hours without needing to land.

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Turkey Stories September 7

Drones, thermal cameras, armored Jeeps, and hundreds of troops have been deployed along the Greek side of the Greek-Turkish border in preparation for the second wave of illegal immigrants coming over from the Turkish side. The move is in response to the first wave of 60,000 immigrants trying to make their way over earlier in the year.

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Turkey Stories July 30

Greece will be receiving Turkish mine detection drones to be used in search and rescue missions along with detecting mines up to a depth of 50 meters (~164 miles). This marks the first time Greece has bought drones from the private sector in Turkey.

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Turkey Stories June 18

The Turkish Army is set to receive over 500 Kamikaze Kargu drones from Turkey’s own arms firm Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik (STM). The drones were originally introduced into the Turkish Armed Forces’ inventory around a year ago.

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Turkey Stories May 28

A documentary on Turkey‘s first armed drone has been released on YouTube by arms maker Baykar Technologies. The documentary looks back on the last six months of development of the AKINCI drone up until it’s first flight.

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