Turkey Stories March 29

Turkish drone manufacturer Baykar Defence has hit a milestone with its latest drone, AKINCI, as the third prototype completes its maiden flight. The drone is currently in mass production as it prepares to deliver units to the Turkish Armed Forces.

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Turkey Stories March 23

Saudi manufacturing companies, Intra Defense Technologies (IDT) and Advanced Electronics Company (AEC), will produce Turkey’s Karayel-SU drone under license from the drone manufacturer Vestel. AEC will provide the electronics, while Vestel will provide the key components.

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Turkey Stories March 18

Saudi Arabia is reportedly looking to purchase armed drones from Turkey, as announced by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday. The cooperation will mark the first major step in working with one another since journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in 2018.

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Turkey Stories March 12

The Turkish government wants to convert its TCG Anadolu assault ship into a home for launching attack drones in future missions. The country has been forced to develop its own system after it bought an air defense system from Russia, resulting in the United States removing it from the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter project.

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Turkey Stories January 28

Aleksey Neizhpapa, the Ukrainian Navy chief, met with the Turkish drone manufacturer Baykar to discuss a possible supply of drones to the Eastern European country. The two met for a meeting in Odessa, Ukraine, along the Black Sea.

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Turkey Stories November 10, 2020

Turkey has announced that its military forces will use cargo drones for its logistics needs, with production estimated to start in 2021. The move to drones is a part of a greater effort for the Turkish Military to utilize them more.

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