Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 17
By Samir Ali – Trend:
Azerbaijan will start serial production of unmanned aerial vehicles “Zarba”, said the country’s Defense Industry Minister Yavar Jamalov.
Jamalov made the remarks during an event dedicated to the 11th anniversary of establishment of the Defense Industry Ministry in Baku on Dec. 17.
The minister said that “Zarba” unmanned aerial vehicles and reconnaissance drones, new-manufactured at the Defense Industry Ministry’s enterprises in a short period of time, were successfully tested and presented on Sept. 21, 2016, with the participation of Azerbaijan’s President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev.
He also noted that the “Zarba” drone was also exhibited at ADEX-2016 international defense exhibition that took place in Baku on Sept. 27-30.
“The serial production of the drones will begin in the near future in order to supply the Azerbaijani Armed Forces with “Zarba” drones,” added the minister. “In this regard, a memorandum of understanding has already been signed between the Defense Ministry and Defense Industry Ministry.”