On October 28 on the site of the 12. Bazy Bezzałogowych Statków Powietrznych in Mirosławiec (Poland), with the participation of the Vice-President of the Council of Ministers Minister of National Defense, Mr. Mariusz Błaszczak, the first Bayraktar TB2 drones delivered by the Turkish side were presented.
As part of the delivery, the first of the 4 contracted Bayraktar TB2 unmanned aerial systems (UAV) sets was delivered to the Polish Armed Forces, including 6 UAVs with 3 mobile control stations. The first batch of deliveries of the contracted military equipment also includes, ground support elements, diagnostic devices, spare parts.
In recent months, in Turkey, training was also carried out for the first instructors and system users at the 12. Bazy Bezzałogowych Statków Powietrznych in Mirosławiec and the Engineering and Aviation Training Center in Dęblin. The next step on the way of adopting and introducing the Bayraktar TB2 system to the equipment of the Polish Armed Forces will be the final acceptance tests, which will be carried out in the coming weeks.
Deliveries of the Bayraktar TB2 system are the result of an agreement of May 24, 2021 concluded between the Armaments Agency and Baykar Makina Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., according to which the contractor will deliver a total of 4 MALE Bayraktar TB2 UAVs with mobile control stations and radars in the years 2022-2024 SAR, simulators, as well as a training and logistics package and a spare parts stock.
As part of the concluded contract, laser guided weapons of the MAM-L and MAM-C type are also acquired, which will enable the implementation of the full spectrum of tactical tasks, in accordance with the operational purpose of the system. In addition, the contractor will transfer the technology intended for the establishment of in-house maintenance capabilities (level D) in the field of servicing and repairing in the structures of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland. engines, airframe, ground control stations and cameras.