ASFAT's design concept envisages an extensive armament and sensor package that could be fitted to OPVs to enhance their capabilities in a conflict scenario,
UAV deal breaks new ground for Poland and Turkey
On 24 May, the Polish Minister of National Defence Mariusz Blaszczak signed a contract to buy 24 Bayraktar TB2 UAVs for ISR and combat missions.
However, the deal — signed during a visit to Turkey by Polish President Andrzej Duda — caused some bemusement in the Polish defence industry.
Neither the UN Register of Conventional Arms nor the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute arms transfers database has any record of Polish imports of Turkish equipment, so the Bayraktar deal seems to have opened up a new export market for the Turkish defence industry.
Poland will spend about PZL995 million ($270 million) …
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