Turkish state-owned defense firm ASFAT has received an order for four unmanned minesweeping equipment to Burkina Faso.
“We made our first defense industry export to the region with the sale of 4 Mechanical Mine Clearing Vehicle,” the company announced in a Tweet.
Earlier, ASFAT exported the vehicles’ sale to Azerbaijan where it is being used to clean its lands of mines.
Earlier, Turkey’s Defense Ministry said in a Tweet that that this marks ASFAT’s first defense industry export to the (African) region.
The MEMATT unmanned mine-clearing vehicle achieved over a 95% success rate in mine tests conducted in Turkey, according to previous statements by ASFAT.
It has high resistance to explosions, is fast, reliable and minimizes loss of life.