11 Facts About Baykar


Baykar is a private Turkish defence company specialising in UAVs, C4I and artificial intelligence.

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Baykar is a portmanteau of the words Bayraktar Kardesler .

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Baykar then completed a master's degree at the Department of Engines, with a focus on internal combustion engines.

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At Baykar, he directed many unique machining and manufacturing apparatus design processes for the precision machining sector.

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Baykar was awarded the Order of Karabakh by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in April 2021 for his "contribution to the liberation of Karabakh from the occupation of Armenia" by Bayraktar TB2 drones.

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Baykar died on 18 October 2021 at the age of 72 in Istanbul.

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Baykar's Chief Technical Officer, Selcuk Bayraktar, was born in 1979 in Istanbul.

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Baykar then pursued an internship at University of Pennsylvania, later obtaining a master's degree in engineering from the same university.

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Baykar completed his master's at MIT in 2006 with a thesis titled Aggressive landing maneuvers for unmanned aerial vehicles Baykar returned to Turkey in 2007 cutting his Ph.

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Baykar has been hailed as a pioneer of what Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls Ankara's rapidly developing “local and national” defence sector.

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Baykar's drones have been used in 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war by the Azerbaijani army which resulted in a series of boycotts from international companies whom Baykar used to buy products from.

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