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Romania to buy drones from Turkiye

September 2, 2022 at 5:47 pm

Bayraktar Akinci unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), are brought together as a fleet at Flight Training and Test Center in Istanbul, Turkiye on July 05, 2022 [BAYKAR – Anadolu Agency]

The Romanian government has announced that it will buy three unmanned aerial vehicle (UAVs) systems from Turkish defence firm, Baykar, along with logistics support for an estimated $300 million before tax, the Defence Ministry said, Reuters reports.

According to the report, the Ministry said it has requested approval from the Romanian Parliament to begin the tender process to acquire 18 Bayraktar TB2 drones.

The number of countries where the Turkish fighter drone, Bayraktar TB2, is being exported to has risen to 24, Turkiye’s global news agency, Anadolu, reported yesterday.

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