As reported by Menadefense, Niger received the first of the Bayraktar TB2 SİHAs it ordered. In this context, the Niger Air Force received the SİHAs by air. It was reported that the SİHAs were delivered to Niamey Airport by a Ukraine-based cargo company with Il-76 aircraft. In addition, it was stated that two flights were carried out on 20 and 21 May 2022 and 6 SİHAs were delivered.
Bayraktar TB2 SİHA export to Niger
In the statement made by the Presidency's Directorate of Communications, President Erdoğan held a phone conversation with President of Niger, Muhammed Bazum. During the meeting, President Erdoğan stated that Niger will procure Bayraktar TB2 SİHA, HÜRKUŞ and various armored vehicles from Turkey. President Erdoğan also stated that the systems to be procured will increase the capacities of Niger's military and security forces.
Turkish Aerospace Industries to export two HÜRKUŞ aircraft to Niger
Temel Kotil gave information about Hürkuş exports to Niger, announced by the Presidency. Kotil stated that two Hürkuş aircraft will be exported to Niger and announced that contacts are continuing for the export of 18 Hürjet aircraft from Malaysia. As will be remembered, in the statement made by the Presidency of Communications, President Erdoğan had a telephone conversation with President of Niger, Muhammed Bazum. During the meeting, President Erdoğan stated that Niger would procure Bayraktar TB2 SİHA, HÜRKUŞ and various armored vehicles from Turkey.