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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.


  • Samuel Bendett

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Samuel Bendett is an Adviser with CNA Strategy, Policy, Plans and Programs Center (SP3), where he is a member of the Russia Studies Program. His work involves research on the ...