Ukrainian army planning to increase number of Bayraktar drones

When asked why the Ukrainian military did not use artillery, he [Chief of the General Staff Lieutenant General Serhiy Shaptala] said: “Artillery would be a violation of the Minsk agreements.”

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“The state buys Bayraktars for us. We have them in service. And we do not stop here. We will continue to increase their number. The situation they are discussing now – whether it was right or wrong that we used a Bayraktar – was the decision by the commander-in-chief,” Shaptala said.

On October 26, the Ukrainian Armed Forces used a Bayraktar reconnaissance and strike drone for the first time in the area of the Joint Forces Operation….