It has been announced that the inspection and acceptance procedures of 6 Bayraktar TB2 SİHAs, which were procured to meet the airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance needs of the Land Forces, have been completed. Announcing the development on its official Twitter account, the Ministry of National Defense,
“The inspection and acceptance procedures of 6 Bayraktar TB2s, whose procurement activities are carried out in order to meet the aerial intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance needs of our Land Forces, have been completed. It is planned to take the said SİHAs into the inventory in the first week of July.” used the expressions.
Bayraktar TB2 SİHA delivery with CATS integration to the Land Forces
President of Turkish Defense Industry Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir announced on his Twitter account in February 2022 that the new Bayraktar TB2 S/UAV deliveries were made to the Land Forces Command. In this context, Demir added that the ASELSAN CATS Electro Optic system is used in the delivered TB2s.
ASELSAN CATS Electro Optical System order contract for Bayraktar TB2021 S/UAV was signed between Baykar Teknoloji and ASELSAN at SAHA EXPO 2. The CATS Electro-Optic Systems to be supplied were ordered for Bayraktar TB2s to be used domestically.
At the same time, a new Bayraktar TB2021 SİHA was delivered to the Gendarmerie and Security General Directorate in May 2. Sharing on his Twitter account that CATS cameras were put into service with SİHAs, İsmail Demir stated that they accelerated the reinforcement of CATS cameras after the embargoes. In addition to the deliveries of CATS to the force, the first firing test was carried out with the MAM-L on the Bayraktar TB2020 in November 2, and the improvement works continue.