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  • Sale of Ammunition from Turkey to Indonesia and Tunisia
    Sale of Ammunition from Turkey to Indonesia and Tunisia 23 October 2020
    ROKETSAN General Manager Murat İkinci said, Indonesia and Tunisia are interested in guided munitions for drones. “Countries like Indonesia and Tunisia, which are in search of unmanned aerial vehicles, have a high demand for the procurement of mini smart munitions MAM-L and MAM-C, the main weapon systems mounted on the Turkish UAVs,” İkinci said. At the beginning of March, Tunisia allegedly ordered an ANKA-S developed by the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TUSAŞ) ...
  • Indigenous SATCOM for Anka MALE
    Indigenous SATCOM for Anka MALE 26 July 2020
    Satellite Communication (SATCOM) systems are one of the most important components for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to work at a distance beyond the horizon. Istanbul based CTech company, has developed portable satellite communication systems with domestic facilities. The system was first integrated into TUSAŞ (Turkish Aerospace) production Anka-S UAVs. Called CTech Mobil (DEV-Ku-18 Terminal), the air and ground terminals of the system, as well as ground stations and all other subc...
  • New Board of Directors of Turkish Aerospace
    New Board of Directors of Turkish Aerospace 10 June 2020
    Turkish Aerospace, which designed, developed and producing platforms such as T129 Atak, Anka, Anka-S and Hürkuş and carries out projects such as Aksungur, Gökbey, T629, Hürjet and TFX; held a general assembly meeting. According to the information obtained by C4Defence, the board of directors has been renewed. According to the first information, new Board of Directors of Turkish Aerospace is; Şuay Alpay (Deputy Minister of Ministry of National Defence), H&uum...
  • UAV Upgrade for Russian Pantsir-S1
    UAV Upgrade for Russian Pantsir-S1 9 June 2020
    The Operation Spring Shield (Turkish: Bahar Kalkanı Harekâtı), conducted by the Turkish Armed Forces in Northern Syria, went down in history as the first hybrid warfare experience in which unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) were used intensely on regular army elements. During the operation; Anka, Anka-S and Bayraktar TB2 in the Turkish Armed Forces inventory had succeeded in eliminating a large number of armoured vehicles and air defence systems with MAM-L releases. One of t...
  • Tunisia orders Anka-S UAVs from Turkey
    Tunisia orders Anka-S UAVs from Turkey 14 March 2020
    Tunisia has ordered Anka-S unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from Turkish Aerospace Industries (TUSAŞ) according to Army recognition. This is TUSAŞ's first export order for the type. During the Tunisian International Aerospace & Defence Exhibition During (IADE 2020), which took place in Djerba the Tunisian MoD signed a $240 million contract with TUSAŞ for the supply of six ANKA-S UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) and three control centres. The deal was signed including t...
  • Domestic Weapons of Turkey at Operation Spring Shield: Part-2 Unmanned Aerial Systems and Smart Munitions
    Domestic Weapons of Turkey at Operation Spring Shield: Part-2 Unmanned Aerial Systems and Smart Munitions 12 March 2020
    Operation Spring Shield was a theatre for domestic unmanned aerial vehicles. In the operation that will be written not only for the Turkish Armed Forces but also in the world conflict history, many break grounds took place. In the operation; Anka, Anka-S, Bayraktar TB2, as well as MAM-L and MAM-C; was in the leading role. The Turkish Army used unmanned aerial vehicles imported from the USA, the UK and Israel for many years. Platforms used in areas such as counter-terrorism, bor...
  • Hisar-A to Become Operational
    Hisar-A to Become Operational 3 March 2020
    President of Defence Industry Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir visited Adana Incirlik 10th Tanker Base Command, where the UAVs operating in the Operation Spring Shield deployed. Demir, examined the MALE class armed Anka-S UAVs  which are capable of operating at a distance beyond the horizon by their satellite communication system (SATCOM) and high resistance against electronic warfare and and Bayraktar TB2 platforms of the and Baykar company with his delegation. ...
  • ANKA to Gendarmerie General Command
    ANKA to Gendarmerie General Command 12 April 2019
      Turkish Aerospace Industries (TUSAS) shared a post from the official social media account and announced that the Turkish Gendarmerie received two Anka unmanned aerial vehicles. "Two unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with the ability to control from the satellite Anka-S entered the inventory of the Gendarmerie General Command." phrase took place.
  • ANKA Pushes for Export 16 March 2019
    ANKA, produced by Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc. (TUSAŞ) as a Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE) class UAV, has entered the inventories of the Naval and Air Forces and the General Command of the Gendarmerie. ANKA, entering into service with the Naval Forces and the Gendarmerie Command operates on the 200+ km “Line of Sight” communication systems; while the ANKA-S of the Air Forces is free of range constraints thanks to SATCOM satellite control feature. We talked with TUSAŞ G...
  • Sino-Turkish Competition at IDEAS
    Sino-Turkish Competition at IDEAS 8 December 2018
    Organised in Karachi, the capital of Pakistan’s Sindh state, IDEAS Defence Exhibition witnessed a veiled competition between Turkey featuring the largest participation in scope and China, which sought benefits from time-honoured relations based on infrastructure.   Suppliers from the two countries not only competed for exhibition area or number of visitors; they also made huge efforts to develop relations. While contracts signed between China Shipbuilding Indust...
  • IDEAS 18 Fair News
    IDEAS 18 Fair News 8 December 2018
    TUSAŞ’s ANKA-S Move Yonca-Onuk at Full Throttle Cyber Support by STM China’s Howitzer Hype HIT to Introduce Viper IFV Korean Ammunition to Pakistan Al Khalid I, Unveiled
  • 22 New Anka for TuRAF
    22 New Anka for TuRAF 14 October 2018
    Defence Industry Executive Committee (Savunma Sanayii İcra Komitesi /SSIK) decided to acquire 16 Anka-S and 6 Anka-B, a total of 22 Anka Unmanned Aerial Vehicle from Turkish Aerospace Industries (TUSAS). Eight of the ten Anka-S systems produced by TUSAŞ are already at the inventory of Turkish Air Force (TuRAF).  The order will be completed with the delivery of the remaining two systems. Anka is designed and produced by TUSAS and it offers real-time surveillance. With ...
  • ASELSAN’s CATS System Enters Turkish İnventory On Anka-S UAV
    ASELSAN’s CATS System Enters Turkish İnventory On Anka-S UAV 27 September 2018
    ASELSAN’s Common Aperture Targeting System (CATS) E/O system has entered the inventory of the Turkish Air Force (TAF), Ismail Demir, President of the Turkish Defence Industries Presidency (SSB), announced on his personal Twitter account on 25 September. The CATS electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) reconnaissance, surveillance, and targeting system will be carried by the TAF's satellite-controlled Anka-S unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and is expected to gradually replace the US-made FLIR...
  • Successful MAM-L Trial Over Satellite
    Successful MAM-L Trial Over Satellite 17 August 2018
    Laser-guided MAM-L produced by ROKETSAN was on trial on Unmanned Armed Aerial Vehicle (ANKA-S). UAV is designed and developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries. ANKA proved to have a new capability; ANKA-S UAV, which has satellite control capability, used its MAM-L ammunition over satellite. The UAV became able to effectively operate from remote areas like US Reaper UAV.  Presidency for Defence Industry stated, "With this system, we have carried our instant target detection, tracking ...
  • Anka-S Trailer
    Anka-S Trailer 28 May 2018
    Undersecretariat of Defence Industry has published the trailer of Anka-S UAV from official Facebook account. You can access the video from our official YouTube account or from below.
  • 61st Issue Sector News
    61st Issue Sector News 11 May 2018
    Two Birds with a Stone Germany Says "Triton" Order from the Host at DSA Customer-Specific "Skif" Barbaros in Modernization ANKA-S Number in TSK Increases
  • Two More ANKA-S UAV Delivered
    Two More ANKA-S UAV Delivered 11 April 2018
    Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) continues with the deliveries of ANKA-S unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The acceptance of two Air Vehicles and related ground systems belonging to ANKA-S UAV system has been successfully completed. Turkish Undersecretariat for Defence Industries announced the delivery on 8 April of its official Twitter account, saying; "Two more Anka-S systems with the ability to perform tasks at very long distances thanks to their ability to be con...
  • 60th Issue Sector News
    60th Issue Sector News 7 April 2018
    Sharp Eyes to AWACS USAF Has Had Enough New Electronic Warfare from France Printer-made Explosive New Generation Sonar System by MST Two New ANKA-Ss Delivered to TAF New Deal by STM
  • 59th Issue Sector News
    59th Issue Sector News 18 March 2018
    JASSM-ER Reinforcement to F-15 J-20, Now in Service Demand for Spike Missiles Increase India did not Decelerate $117 Million for Ocean Unmanned Capability to Ejder ANKA Flew with Indigenous Engine ANKA-S in Inventory "Murat Reis" is on Its Way UKAP Era in Turkish Armed Forces OTOKAR Shortlisted ATAK Delivered to Gendarmerie
  • Four ANKA-S in Turkish Armed Forces
    Four ANKA-S in Turkish Armed Forces 16 March 2018
    Turkish Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) announced on its official Twitter account that the two Anka-S UAVs were delivered to the Turkish Armed Forces. The tweet states, "Two Anka-S UAV, which had the ability to be controlled through our national satellites, was delivered to Turkish Armed Forces".  Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), on the other hand, reminded that two ANKA-S UAV Systems were delivered to the inventory so far, and said, "w...
  • ANKA-S, Entered Inventory
    ANKA-S, Entered Inventory 3 February 2018
    Acceptance tests of the first unmanned aerial vehicle system developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc. (TAI), which can autonomously fly and navigate in night and day conditions with its ability to be controlled from a satellite, have been successfully completed. Two UAVs and related systems were delivered to the Turkish Air Force. The ANKA-S System, which was designed indigenously according to international safety standards with the integration of new generation payloads,...
  • 55. Issue Sector News
    55. Issue Sector News 7 November 2017
    Latvia Took Delivery of Howitzers Bundeswehr Restocks Long-Range Investments Seeing without Seeing: Virtual Window Technology ROKETSAN, Ready for Global Competition Otokar Beyond Borders White Hackers Compete TAI Began Countdown for ANKA-S TEI Delivers Indigenous New Engine for ANKA  Helicopter MİLDAR Passed the Tests FNSS’s ‘Tiger’, Seen in Indonesia
  • ATAK Will Fly in Dubai
    ATAK Will Fly in Dubai 25 October 2017
    Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) will participate Dubai Airshow which is going to be held between 12-16 November 2017. The company's T129 ATAK helicopter will perform demonstration flights in Dubai for the first time. TAI's ANKA-S, HÜRKUŞ and T625 will also be exhibited in the static area.  TAI will also display its products in another defence and security exhibition to be held in Thailand between 6-9 November and reiterate existence in the Asian market.&nbs...
  • ANKA-S Getting Ready for Satellite-Controlled Flights
    ANKA-S Getting Ready for Satellite-Controlled Flights 20 October 2017
    Turkish Aerospace Industries' (TAI's) indigenous unmanned aerial vehicle ANKA is preparing to reach a new milestone. ANKA's mass production version of Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) class ANKA-S begins satellite-controlled flights. ANKA took off for its first flight approximately 7 years ago on 30 December 2010 after it was rolled out for the first time on 16 July 2010. On 25 October 2013, the first mass production ANKA-S contract was signed covering 10 platforms. ...
  • Sector News Issue 45 28 January 2017
    First from the TAFF: 30th Anniversary TAFF 2017 Book  JSM Tests on F-16s Avicopter AC352’s Maiden Flight Australia on Guard Delivery of Tiger HAD/E Block 2 to Spain Kuwait Will Hit the Spot Strategic Movement from the Foundation Serial Production Time for ANKA-S  New Search for Engine TAF's Weapon is Changing UAV Partnership between ASELSAN and STM
  • TAI's ANKA-S Improves Capabilities
    TAI's ANKA-S Improves Capabilities 27 December 2016
    Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) ceaselessly continues its work under ANKA-S Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) project. Having made developmental studies depending on ANKA Blok-B UAV, which already received acceptance notice, TAI improves operational capabilities of ANKA-S systems by integrating the UAV with new generation, indigenious high definition (HD) day and night cameras and radio relay. TAI commenced the flight tests of ANKA-S UAV in the last quarter of 2016. Following the completion of...
  • TAI's ANKA-S Successfully Completed its First Flight
    TAI's ANKA-S Successfully Completed its First Flight 29 September 2016
    Turkey’s only MALE-class (Medium Altitude Long Endurance) UAV ANKA has reached a significant milestone. Turkey Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) completed the first flight of ANKA-S on Sunday, an improved version of ANKA family UAV aquired by Turkish Air Force. Starting their work with ANKA-A version which became operational in Elazig, TAI compeleted the tests of ANKA-B as well. Following these developments, having gained new features upon Air Force’s requirements, the UAV’s ...
  • First flight from ANKA-S 25 December 2015
    TAI's MALE Class UAV Anka-S gets ready for its maiden flight. The body of ANKA-S has flown today but the system on board belong to Anka-A. Eight times the plane took off.