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Bayraktar TB2 Armed Drone

Ukraine Conflict 2022 > Weapons > TB2 Drone

The TB2 has seen success in the Ethiopian conflict, the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War, and in the Ukraine War of 2022. In the Ukraine conflict the TB2 has scored some impressive kills against Russian tanks, armored vehicles, artillery pieces, and short-range air defense systems. The Turks have also employed the TB2 in Syria and Iraq since 2014.

Bayraktar TB Drone Ukraine
Bayraktar TB2 Ukraine Air Force. Photo Ukraine MoD, 29 April 2016.

References for the Bayraktar TB2 Drone

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News Reports about Turkey's TB2 Drone

April 19, 2022. "Has Turkey become an armed drone superpower?", by James Jeffrey, The Strategist, Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI).

April 13, 2022. "Meet Ukraine's TB2 Bayraktar Combat Drone (Russia Hates It)", by Brent M. Eastwood, 1945.

March 11, 2022. "What do we know about Ukraine's use of Turkish Bayraktar drones?", Aljazeera. Ankara has sold dozens of its combat drones to Ukraine since 2019.

Videos about the TB2 Drone

April 13, 2022. "How does the Turkish drone Bayraktar TB2 work?", Innovative Tech, 8 minutes, YouTube. An informative video about the Turkish drone that is in the Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) class.

March 23, 2022. "Bayraktar TB2: Turkish drone steals spotlight", Al Jazeera. The Turkish armed drone was featured in the Doha defence exposition DimDex in 2022.


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