During the fighting in the Donbass, the unmanned ship Bayraktar was used by the Ukrainian army for combat purposes. France and Germany expressed concern about the measure, and the head of Ukrainian diplomacy Dmytro Kuleba and Chief of Staff Serhiy Shaptala criticized them. – The state buys us birktars while we are in our hands. And we will not stop there – announced Szaptała.
At the end of October, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine announced that the Ukrainian forces in Donbass had used the Turkish Bayraktar drone for the first time for combat purposes. This came in response to the opponent’s violation of the Minsk agreements, the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Serhiy Shapatala, said in a TV program. Russian-backed separatists fired artillery at Ukrainian positions, killing a soldier. – After it was said that the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe did not succeed, and diplomacy did not succeed, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces decided to respond by firing a shot from Bayraktar – he added.
Germany and France responded with concern to the use of the drone in Donbass. – Of course, France and Germany have an intermediate position in the Normandy format, so they always want a balanced position in the public sphere. Specifically, we are not satisfied with their position in this case. (…) We told them publicly that we do not agree with such assessments. We have passed it through diplomatic channels, said Dmytro Kuleba, who was quoted by Dzirkau Tenya newspaper as saying.
Chief of Staff of Ukraine: We will not stop here
Serhiy Shaptala announced that the Ukrainian army will increase the use of Bayraktar drones in Donbass, especially if the opponent violates the agreements, wrote “Dzerkało Tyżnia”. – The state buys us birktars while we are in our hands. And we won’t stop there. We will buy them more. The newspaper quoted Szapta as saying that the situation currently being discussed – whether our use of Bayraktar is good or not – was the decision of the commander-in-chief of the armed forces.
Bayraktar TB2 is a machine with a length of 6.5 meters and a wingspan of 12 meters. She can beat 4000 max. How many. The drone moves at a speed of up to 222 km per hour, and the practical ceiling on which it can operate is 6750 meters. Ukraine bought six drones from Turkey in 2018.
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