An additional budget of more than 8 million Euros was allocated for the priority project of the Albanian Ministry of Defense for the purchase of UAVs, “within the scope of the agreement with Turkey and measures to increase territorial control and national security”.
While 82 deputies voted “yes” and 9 deputies “no” for the approval of the additional budget of more than 8 million Euros, 4 deputies abstained.
The Albanian government approved the budget amendment, known as the normative law, on June 22, and the decision was published in the Official Gazette.
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama visited Turkey with some cabinet members at the beginning of June and noted that they talked about the control system of the country’s territory with super-intelligent drones during their meetings with Turkish companies.
Rama stated that they aim to produce real-time data on roads, coastline, farmland, forests and public order with the drones.
On the other hand, Interior Minister Bledi Çuçi visited the “Baykar Defense” company within the scope of his visit to Turkey in June and stated that they evaluated “the possibility of using these devices for civil and urban control and protection of lands in Albania”.
UAV DACH: Beitrag im Original auf https://www.uasvision.com/2021/07/06/albania-to-purchase-drones-from-turkey/, mit freundlicher Genehmigung von UAS Vision automatisch importiert. Der Beitrag gibt nicht unbedingt die Meinung oder Position des UAV DACH e.V. wieder. Das Original ist in englischer Sprache. Für die Inhalte ist der UAV DACH e.V. nicht verantwortlich.