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.”


“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….