Wednesday, June 16, 2010

IAI & Elbit Recalls Teams Supporting Heron UAV in Turkey

Israeli defense industries have recalled employees from Turkey amid growing concerns that they could be targeted in retaliation for the botched naval raid on the Gaza-bound aid flotilla two weeks ago.According to a report in the Turkish daily Today’s Zaman, in response to the withdrawal of the Israeli teams, the Turkish military has implemented “Plan B” and instead of the Heron drones is now using a Turkish-made drone called IHA, which is manufactured by Bykar.The IHA, the report said, has a range of 15 kilometers and can fly at altitudes of about 12,000 feet. It is inferior to Israel’s Heron, which can fly for up to 50 hours and at altitudes of about 35,000 feet.
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1 comments:

This is interesting!
It seems Turkey shot its own feet. Anyway, where is the condemnation from Mr. Erdagon and rest of the Muslim Countries when Turkish army kills Kurdish People?

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