The State Committee of National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic responded to the claim that Tajikistan received Bayraktar TB2. State Committee of National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic, in a statement made on its official website.
“Contrary to the source of the information available in the media regarding the purchase of Turkish Bayraktar UAVs by the Tajik side, we report that the Tajik side has not signed a contract with the Bayraktar UAV manufacturer Baykar and other Turkish UAV manufacturers according to the reliable information available. In this context, the information that Turkish Bayraktar UAVs were purchased by the Tajik side has not been confirmed.”
statements were included. In the continuation of the statement, “We declare that the Kyrgyz Republic follows a policy of peace and good neighborliness by making every effort to maintain stability and security in the Central Asian region. Turkish UAVs purchased by the Kyrgyz side are purely defensive against the backdrop of the continuing high-level terrorist and religious extremist threat to the Central Asian states in connection with the situation in Afghanistan. The Kyrgyz side has never adhered to and will not abide by an aggressive policy towards neighboring countries.” expressions were used.
On December 18, 2021, President of Kyrgyzstan Sadir Caparov examined Bayraktar TB2 SİHAs, which were included in the inventory of the State National Security Committee Border Guard Organization. Presidential press service announced that Caparov was informed about the systems at the ground control station and at the head of the platform. It was also stated that Bayraktar TB2 SİHAs were purchased with the defense budget and would be used to ensure the defense and security of the country, including the protection of state borders.
Bayraktar TB2 SİHA
Developed by Baykar, the company that manufactures Turkey's national SİHA systems, the national SİHA Bayraktar TB2, which is the best in the world in its class when its technical features and operations are evaluated, entered the inventory of the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) in 2014. The unmanned aerial vehicle, which was armed in 2015, is operationally used by the Turkish Armed Forces, Gendarmerie General Command, General Directorate of Security and MIT. Bayraktar TB2 SİHA has been actively working in the fight against terrorism in Turkey and abroad by the security forces since 2014. Currently, 200+ Bayraktar TB2 SİHAs in the inventory of Turkey, Ukraine, Qatar and Azerbaijan continue to serve.