Baykar announced that they donated 3 Bayraktar TB2 SİHAs without any charge, by not being indifferent to the donation campaign organized under the name “People’s Bayraktar” in order to purchase TB2 SİHAs in Ukraine.
The following statements were included in the statement made on Baykar’s social media account:
We learned that the donation campaign organized by the name of “People’s Bayraktar” in order to buy Bayraktar TB2 SİHA in order to defend the homeland of the Ukrainian people was completed successfully in a very short time.
Public figures, journalists, artists, football players, business people, ordinary people and even children contributed to support their country by making large or small donations for the success of this campaign.
The desire of the patriotic Ukrainian people to achieve the goal they set and the spirit of solidarity also impressed us. As Baykar, we donate 3 Bayraktar TB2 SİHAs, which are aimed to be purchased with the donations collected, to Ukraine without any charge. We ask that all donations collected for this goal be used for the benefit of the honorable people of Ukraine.
As Baykar, we respectfully declare that we desire a just solution and pray for a lasting peace.
The Ukrainian adventure of Bayraktar TB2s
In the Ukraine-Russia war, which reveals the realities and destruction of the war, the military technologies of many countries are used effectively on the battlefield.
While the anti-tank ammunition aids provided by Germany, England and the USA to Ukraine constitute an important power multiplier in the battlefield, the use of Turkish-made Bayraktar TB2 SİHAs is effective at the operative level in the field.
The armament of a tactical class UAV in Turkey for the first time and the success of the Bayraktar TB2 in many different geographies make the Bayraktar TB2 the world’s most successful UAV in its class.
According to the information obtained from open sources, the country to which Bayraktar TB2s, which were exported to 19 different countries, was delivered the most this year was Ukraine.
It was claimed by Reuters that Ukraine, which is known to have ordered more than 20 Bayraktar TB2s in the period before the war started, ordered 16 more Bayraktar TB2s on January 27.
It is claimed that this lot of 6 pieces was delivered to Ukraine at the beginning of March.
In a statement made by the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on the subject on March 2, “The new Bayraktar TB2s have already arrived in Ukraine and are in combat positions. There will also be more Javelin and Stinger on the court.” statements were made
Ukraine had more than 48 TB2 SİHA orders for Baykar Defence, and delivery had not been made for a long time.