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Ukraine Received First Bayraktar TB2 Combat Drone From Turkey

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Ukraine Received First Bayraktar TB2 Combat Drone From Turkey

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The Ukrainian Navy accepted the delivery of its first Bayraktar TB-2 combat drone on July 15th, Kiev’s Defense Ministry announced.

After completing acceptance tests, the drone, along with mobile control terminals and spare parts, will be deployed at the Ukrainian Navy’s 10th Naval Aviation Brigade in Mykolaiv.

Baykar announced in 2019 that it won a $69 million contract to sell six TB2 combat UAVs to Ukraine. Turkish officials at the time said the deal included ammunition for the armed drones.

The Ukrainian Navy’s chief of staff, Oleksiy Neizhpapa, previously said the combat UAVs are expected to be delivered by the end of 2021.

“This year, the Navy will receive the first set of the Bayraktar unmanned complex, which surface forces and marines will use both in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov,” Neizhpapa said May 12 during the All-Ukrainian Forum “Ukraine 30.″

In recent years (and especially in recent months), Turkey and Ukraine strengthened their military bonds.

Moscow, however, is against this deepening of defense cooperation.

“We strongly advise our Turkish colleagues to carefully assess the situation and refrain from fueling Kyiv’s militaristic sentiment,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was quoted as saying in late May 2021.

In October 2020, Turkey and Ukraine signed an agreement under which the former would build corvettes and drones for the latter, while Ukraine would provide gas turbines to Turkey.

In a July 4 speech celebrating Ukraine’s Navy Day, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Turkey has begun construction of the first Ada-class corvette for the service and plans to deliver it by 2023.

Turkish Aerospace Industries also signed a contract with Ukrainian defense firm Motor Sich to supply engines for Turkey’s T129 Atak helicopters. The helicopter program has been riddled with delays due to export license problems.

Ukraine is a necessary ally, since most of the parts that Turkey requires for its defense industry, especially for UAVs have been denied from Germany, Canada and others.

Mehmet Cem Demirci, a political analyst based in Turkey, told Defense News that new leadership in the United States is helping to drive Turkey-Ukraine relations.

Both the U.S. and Turkey are NATO allies, and Ukraine has expressed interest in joining the coalition.

“Despite Russia, Turkey has engaged with Ukraine under its foreign policy objectives and arms industry priorities, which are also consistent with Biden’s policies,” Demirci said. “The effects of Joe Biden’s victory in the U.S. presidential elections on the international system, as well as the adoption of the 2030 document that guides NATO’s future vision, ushered in a new era in relations between NATO, the United States and Russia because Russia was explicitly mentioned as a threat to NATO in this document.”

U.S. and Turkey have also butted heads over the latter’s acquisition of S-400 air defense systems from Russia as well as its close cooperation with Russia in the Syrian and Libyan civil wars.

“However, given their shared historical background and strategic objectives, it would be fair to say that Russia-Turkey relations are both temporal and tactical. As a result, the rapprochement between Ukraine and Turkey, particularly in the field of arms production, must be assessed in this context,” Demirci said.

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World_Eye

Just one drone>?<

Scaathor

Its all they can afford this year….

Lee

Like ruskis who can’t afford suck57 with their worthless ruble^^

Scaathor

sez the trailer park inbred who can’t afford a case of bud…

The end

Only light bud on government food coupons.

Marco Polo
PUTIN IS A FAG

More destroyed russian junk s300 pantsir and TOR incoming!!! ruskies in donbass are starting to hide or run

Scaathor

Retard alert.

Plenty of time for abuse as he’ll be around for awhile (as he isn’t finished with sucking his dads cock).

Marco Polo

No destroyed S-300 or TOR yet, I doubt it will in the near future.

Last edited 1 month ago by Marco Polo
TomSawyer

Oh yes ^^

Slayko

Pro tebe je to jednoduchý, ty tomu nerozumíš.

kotromanic

Well we will see if russia will let the ukrainians kill the people in the donbas like they let the turks and azeris kill the people in karabakh.

Attila

Armenian was invader that’s why……

Scaathor

Sure… and the Armenian genocide never happened?

kebab inbred.

Kaan

Never heard about it

Kaan

Shawarma with rice

Scaathor

If Armenia wasn’t prepared to intervene with their own national military why would Russia?

Go cry to Pashinyan. He might listen to you, when he’s not busy licking Soros’ arse.

Chess Master

Yes they inflicted serious casualities to Azeris until the drone wave. Azeris had the same casualities as Armenians. Neither Armenians OR Russians expected the drones to be THAT efficient.

ROBSON

veja os confrontos na Síria, quando Turquia usou seus drones ,o exercito sírio teve de recuar, sem uma defesa aérea especifica para drones tudo fica mais difícil.

Alex

Not really, their defenses started to crumble almost immediately. Armenian army was never fully committed and N-Karabah militia simply wasn’t strong enough to hold entire Azeri army (plus Turks and mercs). Drones are ridiculously overrated, just because they film their attacks.

Scaathor

Stupid Ukropi orcs buying junk from a 3rd world craphole… maybe the Banderite trash feel some sense of camaraderie with erdos head-cutters and wahabbi goat f_ckers.

TomSawyer

Russian junk Air Defense wasn’t even able to shot those drones down in Libya, Syria and Armenia haha ^^

Last edited 1 month ago by TomSawyer
Scaathor

Any drone in the ME that attempts to attack russian forces has ended up as scrap metal littering the desert sands.

Go tell yer stupid lies elsewhere, you silly little refugee from a faggot shame parade

Slayko

Až na to, že na základně Chmejmim, sestřelili všechny drony. Ona protivzdušná obrana, hlavně musí být vrstvená.

Last edited 1 month ago by Slayko
kotromanic

Hm sounds somehow familiar yet i do not understand anything besides drone and defence. Which slavic language is this if i may ask?

Antitrol Patrol

TomShiteater lonely gay retard spamming crap from his basement. the dumbest and most pathetic troll ever.

Last edited 1 month ago by Antitrol Patrol
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