MP confirms Ethiopia’s Drone produce

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By De Birhan
16 Feb 2013

Mr. Tesfaye Daba, Chairperson for the Foreign, Defense and Security Affairs Standing Committee at the Ethiopian Parliament, in an Online Interview he held with a Diaspora based pro-ruling Party discussion Forum confirmed that Ethiopia has produced its own unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or drones. It was to be recalled that Sudantribune had reported citing unnamed Ethiopian Air force Official that Ethiopia has produced its own drones. The Chairperson also stated that the drones are already in use for developmental/commercial aerial surveillance purposes such as “mapping and planning of adverse geographical areas”. 
Mr. Tesfaye also spoke on related issues in remark of Ethiopia’s “Armed Forces Day” celebration. 

Listen to the Interview below