Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to a ceasefire after ten hours of talks within the Russian capital, Moscow, however the battle over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh area over the previous two weeks has caught the eye of navy consultants for a particular cause.
Drones, particularly Turkish-made drone strikes, have added a brand new dimension to the three-decade-old battle. Video footage of an Azeri drone assault on an Armenian goal in Nagorno-Karabakh reveals the depth of the combating, which started on September 27.
From this video, it’s suspected that Azerbaijan had a Turkish drone in its fingers for this yr’s combat. The Azeri Protection Ministry distributed photographs taken from surveillance drones of the world the place the goal was situated and a video of the unmanned ‘Kamikaze’ plane.
Kamikaze is a sort of suicide bomber outfitted with an explosive system that strikes a goal and explodes by itself. Each international locations have not too long ago elevated their stockpiles of weapons. Of those, Azerbaijan has amassed extra weapons than Armenia, and the Azeris are extra inclined in the direction of drone expertise.
Azerbaijan has claimed accountability for a sequence of drone strikes in Nagorno-Karabakh, and the nation’s protection ministry has launched video footage. Probably the most talked about drones within the current battle between the 2 international locations is the TB-2 mannequin drone in Beyrakta, Turkey.
Consultants say movies of the Azeri navy assault on the Nagorno-Karabakh jail that had been distributed by the nation’s authorities had been filmed with TB to drones. The drone was constructed a couple of years in the past by a Turkish firm known as Baker. It might work routinely and can be utilized for monitoring and concentrating on.
TB 2 Drone is a star within the drone market. The drone was utilized by Turkey throughout Operation Spring Defend in Syria in February 2020. Turkey has offered TB 2 to Ukraine. On October 8, the Turkish information company Anadolu reported that Serbia had additionally expressed curiosity in shopping for the drone.
Though consultants have confirmed that photographs of the destruction of Armenian armored autos within the disputed space had been taken with a barrage of drones, there is no such thing as a official affirmation that the drones had been a part of Azerbaijan’s arsenal.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev introduced on October 5 that Azerbaijan had Turkish drones. Nonetheless, the Azeri authorities couldn’t launch any paperwork or receipts relating to whether or not they purchased them or not. In June, the media reported,
Azerbaijan’s Protection Ministry hopes to obtain the drones sooner or later. Andrei Frolov, editor-in-chief of the Russian journal Amersfoort, thinks Azerbaijan was secretly stockpiling the drones, or that they could have fallen into their fingers simply earlier than the current combating started.