Turkish Drone Maker To Change Warfare; Industry Growth Tenfold in 10 Years; Drones Now a Diplomatic Tool for Turkey Rise;

DRONE WARFARE

SITUATION:
Bayraktar, Turkish engineer invented innovative drone for warfare
Turkish have invented & marketing drone—Bayraktar TB2
Carries laser guided bombs
Selling them to all countries in Europe, presumably Russia also
Can take out anti aircraft systems that are designed to destroy it;
Note; Drone’s radio signals can be blocked with broadcasting static;

SIGNIFICANCE:
Bayrakatar Technologies now one of Worlds leading weapon manufacturers;
He is married to Erdogan’s daughter;
Is Muslim with passion for youth education;
Bayrakatar now part of Erdogan’s inner circle;

STATS
Bayrakatar Technologies employs 2,000 people
Has done more than 800 TB2 strikes

SOURCE:
New Yorker Magazine, May 16 Issue, 2022
“ Weapon of Influence”
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2022/05/16/the-turkish-drone-that-changed-the-nature-of-warfare

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