The decision is based on the items used on Turkish UAVs that were operational at the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Armenia has asked Canada to suspend military item sales to Turkey, and L3Harris’ Wescam was the first item. The E/O payload serves surveillance and targeting. Soon after the decision, ASELSAN announced its CATS products from social media. ASELSAN said,
ASELSAN’s indigenous and national electro-optical reconnaissance, surveillance, and targeting system CATS is in service.