The Armed Forces of Ukraine, Bayraktar TB2, supplied by Baykar Defense, used SİHAs for the first time.
In the period January 12, 2019 President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Turkey Bayraktar TB2 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) announced that they have signed agreements for the purchase. Within the scope of the mentioned purchase, 6 Bayraktar TB2 S / UAV and 3 ground control stations were produced and delivered in a short time by Baykar Defense for the needs of the Ukrainian Air Force.
The Ukrainian army officials, who made a statement in March 2020, announced that Bayraktar TB2 SİHAs produced by Baykar Defense successfully passed the test flights in Ukraine. "We quickly lifted Bayraktar into the air and started combat training," the official said in a statement. expressions were used.
After successful acceptance tests, the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Bayraktar TB2 used SHAs first during the destruction of targets from the air during a large-scale joint exercise in the recent Rivne region.
During the joint exercise carried out, the Turkish-made armed unmanned aerial vehicle Bayraktar TB2 was used during the detection, diagnosis and re-evaluation of enemy positions and fired a high-precision ammunition MAM-L on a simulated target.
During the destruction of the target, MAM-L semi-active laser guided ammunition developed by Roketsan was used. This bomb has a warhead of about 8 kg with a range of up to 10 + km. Video about the moments when Bayraktar TB2 SİHAs were used during the exercise was shared by Defense Express.
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