MOU Between SSM and TAI for Strategic UAV signed

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between SSM and TAI for Strategic UAV was signed on 23 May 2007.

Issue 7

With the MoU, TAI will be assigned as
the prime contractor for the Strategic
UAV System, which will be developed
to meet the requirements of the
Turkish Air Force Command. Both the
foreign partnerships and local design,
development and production activities
of the Strategic UAV Systems will be
realized under TAI’s prime contractorship.
Within the framework of the MoU,
preliminary activities for design and
development of an upper/higher class
turboprop aerial vehicle than the
indigenous UAV systems which are
being developed especially in terms of
payload, and its ground systems, are
planned to be initiated in the near