Yermak meets with Baykar’s top management in Türkiye

Yermak meets with Baykar’s top management in Türkiye

Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak has started a visit to the Republic of Türkiye and met with the top management of Baykar, a Turkish company manufacturing Bayraktar unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs), namely Haluk Bayraktar and Selçuk Bayraktar.

The relevant statement was made by the Office of the President of Ukraine, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

Yermak visited Baykar’s production facilities. He became the first foreign guest to visit Baykar’s research center, affirming its actual opening.

In the course of the meeting, Yermak and Baykar’s top management discussed the current and future cooperation projects, namely on the manufacture of UCAVs within the territory of Ukraine.

“The key element of enhancing strategic partnership between Ukraine and Türkiye will be the creation of Baykar’s training center and factory within the territory of our state, as well as the joint production of advanced aircraft engines,” Yermak noted.

At the instruction of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Yermak presented the Order of Merit Grade III to Baykar Board Chairman and Chief Technology Officer Selçuk Bayraktar.

“We continue to strengthen our country’s defense capacity in close cooperation with our strategic partner, Türkiye,” Yermak stressed.

A reminder that Türkiye’s Baykar is planning to build a factory in Ukraine to produce not only Bayraktar TB2 UCAVs but also new models, such as Bayraktar Akıncı and Bayraktar Kizilelma.


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