Spotlight | Chad
Turkish defence flagships cash in on N'Djamena's need for drones and aircraft

Helicopter Atak, Plane Hurkus and drone Anka, designed and upgraded by Turkish Aerospace Industries, perform during Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's visit to Ankara, Turkey on 25 July 2019.
Helicopter Atak, Plane Hurkus and drone Anka, designed and upgraded by Turkish Aerospace Industries, perform during Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's visit to Ankara, Turkey on 25 July 2019. © Ercin Top/Anadolu Agency/Anadolu Agency via AFP
The Chad Air Force and its chief of staff, General Idriss Amine Ahmed, are preparing to take delivery of two Anka attack drones from Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI). The group already delivered three Hurkus attack aircraft and has set up a technical team in Chad. These orders have been placed in the middle of a battle for arms contracts in N'Djamena. [...]
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