CSTO: Collective Security Treaty Organization. OTS: Organization of Turkic States.
January 20, 2023
Kyrgyzstan has bought a new batch of Turkish military unmanned aerial systems, a government representative revealed.
The systems are the Turkish Aerospace Industries’ Aksungur and Anka…the systems are already in the country.
The platforms are in addition to two other Turkish drones – Baykar’s Bayraktar TB2 and Akinci – the country acquired earlier.
“After the clashes in Batken [with Tajikistan], special attention is being paid to strengthening the armed forces and security,” [presidential press service head Daiyrbek] Orunbekov wrote.
“Modern military equipment such as Bayraktar, Aksungur, Akinci, Anka, unprecedented air defense systems, were purchased and arrived in Kyrgyzstan.”
The Central Asian country has been operating the Bayraktar TB2 since December 2021…..
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