1. Turkey and UAE cozy up over drone, missile cooperation

    By Elisabeth Gosselin-Malo DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, which have found themselves at odds over recent years, are indicating a rapprochement is underway as a result of negotiations over major defense projects . Following the Arab Spring — pro-d
  2. Are the once-vaunted Bayraktar drones losing their shine in Ukraine?

    By Elisabeth Gosselin-Malo BRNO, Czech Republic — The Turkish-made Bayraktar TB2 drones, which reportedly assisted Ukraine in military successes earlier in the war, are now of limited utility amid Russian forces bolstering their air defenses, according to a Ukrainian military offi
  3. Turkey, UAE strengthen defense industry ties with dozens of deals

    By Burak Ege Bekdil ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey and the United Arab Emirates have signed 24 framework agreements to bolster cooperation among their defense industries , Emirati conglomerate Edge Group announced Wednesday. The agreements follow several years of political disputes between
  4. Turkey’s Baykar to spend $100 million on Ukraine drone production

    By Burak Ege Bekdil ANKARA — Turkey’s leading drone maker, Baykar, will invest $100 million for three projects in Ukraine, including a production units for its Bayraktar TB2 attack drone, the company’s top executive said. In remarks quoted by Ukrinform news agency, company CEO Halu