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posted by Fnord666 on Thursday February 22 2018, @02:57PM   Printer-friendly
from the what-could-possibly-go-wrong? dept.

Turkey aims to produce unmanned tanks: Erdoğan

Turkey is targeting the production of unmanned tanks for its armed forces, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has stated. "We will carry it a step further [after domestically produced unmanned aerial vehicles] ... We should reach the ability to produce unmanned tanks as well. We will do it," Erdoğan said at a meeting held at the presidential complex in Ankara on Feb. 21.

Five Turkish soldiers were recently killed in a tank near the Sheikh Haruz area of Syria's Afrin district, where Turkey has been carrying on a military operation against the People's Protection Units (YPG) since Jan. 20.

[...] The Turkish president has repeatedly criticized certain foreign countries for allegedly being reluctant to sell unmanned aerial vehicles, armed or unarmed, stressing that unmanned systems could decrease casualties.

Also at ABC.

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  • (Score: 2) by DannyB on Thursday February 22 2018, @03:37PM (1 child)

    by DannyB (5839) Subscriber Badge on Thursday February 22 2018, @03:37PM (#641835) Journal

    Not until Erdoğan and Putin et al invade Israel. Not until Rev 19 where you are beheaded for your testimony of Jesus.

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  • (Score: 3, Touché) by realDonaldTrump on Thursday February 22 2018, @11:42PM

    by realDonaldTrump (6614) on Thursday February 22 2018, @11:42PM (#642081) Homepage Journal

    You're sounding very vice-presidential!