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TAI RECEIVES FROST&SULLIVAN AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE LEADERSHIP AWARD

Ankara, 1 October 2011 – As the aerospace center of Turkey, the Turkish Aerospace Industries

Issue 31

In recent years the UAV market is seen as the defence segment that requires the most technology. Among the leading competitors in this segment, TAI is in a leadership position with the Turkish MALE UAV class ANKA. TAI is grateful to its experienced and devoted team of 200 engineers for its success with ANKA.

The award is presented annually by Frost & Sullivan to firms that undertake research and as a result of this research that contributes or is expected to contribute to this sector in adaptation, change or competitive strength. The award also denotes the quality and depth of the company’s R&D program and its vision as well as the courage to take risks that enable the company to make this effort.

The Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices in the industry.

On ANKA:

Within the coverage of the Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Development Program, the ANKA system consists of three air vehicle prototypes, ground control station, ground data terminal, automatic take-off and landing system, transportable image exploitation system, remote video terminal and ground support equipment.

The system which is designed for night and day missions including adverse weather conditions, performs real time image intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, moving/stationary target detection, recognition, identification and tracking missions. In order to carry the said missions, the system can carry the following payloads onboard: EO/FLIR/LRF and SAR/GMTI-ISAR.




On TAI:

The Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc. (TAI), from fixed and rotary wing air platforms to satellites and unmanned aerial vehicles within the fields of design, development, modernization, production and integration lifecycle support process is in the position as the technology center of Turkey and takes place among the global one hundred players in the aerospace and defence industry. Among the approximately 4,000 qualified and experienced personnel are 1,500 engineers.

On Frost & Sullivan:

Frost & Sullivan Growth Partnership Company enables its clients to accelerate growth through partnership with them. The Company’s Growth Partnership Service and Career Training provide its clients the generation, evaluation and implementation of productive growth strategies in creating growth focused culture. Frost & Sullivan with 45 years of experience has partnered with over 1,000 global companies, emerging businesses and the investment community with over 30 offices on 6 continents.

 

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