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Turkish defence industry expands drone portfolio with new tactical UAVs

6th September 2023 - 16:30 GMT | by Tayfun Özberk in Istanbul

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Trials of ESEN's Gokhun UAV are scheduled to be completed by the end of this year. (Image: ESEN)

Turkish defence and aerospace company ESEN recently opened its doors to Turkish media and unveiled two brand new UAVs. 

The first is the Gokhun tactical drone, while the second is a mini-UAV whose name is not yet known.

Company CEO Cem Ugur, told Turkish media that although the drone market is a competitive one, there is still a great need for Gokhun-like drones that can take off and land vertically.

'If we look at the tenders abroad in the last two or three years, there is a renewal system in the US. They want the same Gokhun-type vehicle there. They

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Tayfun Özberk

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Tayfun Ozberk is a former naval officer who is an expert in surface warfare, particularly …

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