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Turkish drone manufacturer to supply 50 tactical drones to Greece, a fake information


According to a publication of the Turkish press, the Turkish company Assuva Defense Industry, which produces aircraft and search and rescue systems, is preparing to enter the list of suppliers of the Greek army, with the supply of 50 UAV. Greece has firmly denied that totally groundless fake information, though.

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Turkish drone manufacturer to supply 50 tactical drones to Greek Ministry of Defence 925 001 Proton Elic RB-128 drone. (Picture source: Assuva Savunma Sanayi)


Assuva Defense Industry, which signed a contract with Greece for the sale of 50 tactical UAVs, previously sent two ‘Proton Elic RB-128’ type UAVs to Greece for testing.

According to Assuva Defense Industry Chairman Remzi Başbuğ, the drones have successfully passed these tests. He also said that this is the company’s first export deal to a country that is both a NATO and a European Union member. “We have obtained all necessary export licenses for the export to Greece,” Başbuğ stated, including that the corporate has beforehand offered identical drone programs to Turkish, Chinese and Sri Lankan armed forces.

The Assuva miniature tactical drone can be utilized for search and rescue missions. It can even detect underground bunkers, explosives, land mines and chemical materials. Featuring a thermal digicam, it might seize imagery from a distance of as much as 1 kilometer, and 50 meters underground.

The firm says its drone is the product of home engineering and software program.

After this was published on Air Recognition, Greece firmly denied having signed any purchase contract concerning Turkish drones.


Turkish drone manufacturer to supply 50 tactical drones to Greek Ministry of Defence 925 002 Proton Elic RB-128 drone. (Picture source: Fabrice CoffriniAFP/Getty)