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Bayraktar TB2 UAVs enter service with Qatar

Bayraktar TB2 UAVs enter service with Qatar

Bayraktar TB2 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been seen in a Qatari military exercise for the first time.

The Qatari Ministry of Defence released footage on 1 April showing Exercise 'Al-Adheed 2020' that included brief clips of a Bayraktar TB2 taxiing and taking off. The UAV was not carrying weapons, but the video implied that it carried out precision strikes during live firing at the Qurayn Abu al-Bawl training area in the south of the country.

Qatar's order for six Bayraktar TB2s, three ground control stations, and a training simulator was announced during the DIMDEX show held in Doha in March 2018.  

Date: 07 April 2020

Source: Janes