Anka UAV to be Produced in Kazakhstan

Date: Issue 114 - July 2022

Turkish Aerospace (TUSAŞ), having signed an export agreement for the ANKA UAV last year with a new collaboration with Kazakhstan. With the memorandum of understanding signed between Turkish Aerospace and Kazakhstan Engineering Company, ANKA Unmanned Aerial Vehicles will be jointly produced in Kazakhstan. In addition to joint production, the collaboration agreement will cover the necessary technology transfer including maintenance and repair processes.

With this collaboration, Kazakhstan will become the first production base of ANKA UAVs outside  of Turkey, and an important step has been taken towards the training the workforce in this field and improving Kazakhstan's UAV production capability.

Sharing his thoughts on the memorandum of understanding, Turkish Aerospace CEO Temel KOTİL said, “We are quite excited to have a new production base for our ANKA. We are proud to see that our ANKA, which we developed with domestic and national resources, has gained wide favor abroad. Thanks to this agreement, which will contribute to the defense and aerospace industry of the region, we will play a part in strengthening our trade relations and mutual amity with the friendly and allied country Kazakhstan. I hope our collaboration will be fruitful for both sides.”