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

Tarih: Issue 31 - December 2011

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.

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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.


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.

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