Turkish firm, ASFAT Exports 4 Mine-clearing vehicles to Burkina Faso

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Turkish firm, ASFAT Exports 4 Mine-clearing vehicles to Burkina Faso

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.

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