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SAR Integrated ANKA UAV System for the Naval Forces Command

Issue 96

Three Anka Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles (UCAV), one of which was integrated with the SAR radar, were delivered to the Turkish Naval Forces Command.  The Presidency of Defense Industries announced the news from its Twitter account and stated that the Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) equipped the ANKA UAV can detect and track targets in all weather conditions. Following this announcement, Turkish Aerospace also made a statement from its Twitter account informing that the number of ANKA UAVs has reached 22 with this delivery, which will carry out reconnaissance and surveillance missions in the Aegean and Mediterranean regions. The statement also revealed that the total flight time of the ANKA UAV system exceeds 30,000 hours.