April 09, 2020

Turkey Is The Middle East's Newest Drone Super Power

Featuring Samuel Bendett

Source: The National Interest

Journalist David Axe

Key point: Damascus’s forces lack the technology reliably to defeat attacks by unmanned aerial vehicles.

Turkey might never develop its own stealth fighter, but the country has become a major user, and seller, of an entirely different class of warplane.

Armed drones.

Tunisia in mid-March 2020 awarded a $240-million contract to Turkish Aerospace Industries for six Anka-S drones plus three ground-control stations and associated technologies.

Read the full article and more in The National Interest.

Authors

  • Samuel Bendett

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Samuel Bendett is an Adviser with CNA's Adversary Analysis Group, where he is a member of the Russia Studies Program. He is also an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a N...