Turkish production Armed Unmanned Land Vehicles have now been sharing the fame of Turkish Armed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles that the world is talking about.
A news report titled “Drones, Unmanned Boats and Killer Robots” published by world-renowned American Wall Street Journal reporters Jared Malsin and Elvan Kıvılcım talks about Turkey’s success with unmanned systems.
In the news published with Ahmed Deeb’s photographs, is said that Turkey has become a global player over the last two years.
Wall Street Journal reporters, interviewed President of Defence Industry Prof. İsmail Demir; visited Baykar Defence and Elektroland Defence, an unmanned land vehicles and robotics company in Ankara.
The news stated that low-cost unmanned aerial vehicles produced by Turkey contributed to the change in the balance in the Ukraine-Russia war, and it is also concluded that the Erdoğan government had reduced its dependence on the United States and other foreign military suppliers.
President of Defence Industry Prof. İsmail Demir, “We know that it is not possible and logical to try to be one hundred percent independent. The key here is that we must protect our national interests whatever happens” said during the interview.
The news of the Wall Street Journal also included the visit to the robotics company Elektroland Defence and the interview with Deputy Manager Mustafa Orakçı.
Carrying the words of Mustafa Orakçı, “What Bayraktar did was a great advertisement for us”, Wall Street Journal also carried Orakçı’s words that they would sign a contract with a country for the sale of 40 vehicles.
It was shared that Elektroland Defence is an Ankara-based company that produces unmanned vehicles.
The Wall Street Journal team also shared their impressions while visiting the company’s new factory in Gölbaşı Ankara.
They noted that they saw 10 vehicles waiting to be sent to Bangladesh in the warehouse of Elektroland Defence, the news team reported these vehicles to be bomb disposal robots.
The Wall Street Journal news team also watched the demonstration of the Unmanned Ground Vehicle, Hançer.
In the news, it was stated that Hançer was advancing on muddy ground and climbing on a pile of sand while emphasizing the eye and tooth pattern on Hançer.
In the Wall Street Journal, Yonca-Onuk Shipyard, which also carries out studies on developing unmanned naval systems, was also mentioned.
The news states that Yonca-Onuk is known for the patrol boats sold to Qatar while Turkish-made ballistic vests sales to the Ukrainian army were also mentioned.