Ukraine to Purchase 24 more Bayraktar TB2 UCAVs

Ukraine to Purchase 24 more Bayraktar TB2 UCAVs

The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lieutenant-general Valerii Zaluzhnyi, told Report in an exclusive interview with Report’s East European Bureau that Ukraine will buy four more TB2 UCAV complexes. He noted that there are two such complexes in the arsenal of the Air and Navy of the country:

General Zaluzhny’s words refer to 24 TB2 UCAV as each complex can control up to six air platforms at a time. “One complex was purchased this year by order of the Defence Ministry. It is also planned to buy four more such complexes in 2021-22 to meet the needs of the Armed Forces. In addition, in the future, we intend to include in our arsenal such drones of domestic production,” he added.

Ukraine to Purchase 24 more Bayraktar TB2 UCAVs

“Because, firstly, we need to learn to work effectively with them, and secondly, we must know the tactics of their application. It is not enough to buy Bayraktar. Now we are learning how to use these devices. Honestly, it would be more comfortable if we Azerbaijan’s experience in this issue. I must admit that, unfortunately, we know very little from this experience,” Valery Zaluzhny stressed.

You may reach the original interview from here.

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