TEI to Develop Indigenous Engine for ANKA Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Issue 41 - March 2013

Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) and TEI signed a contract for the development of an indigenous engine specific for ANKA unmanned aerial vehicle. The signature ceremony of the project, which will contribute to innovation and technological development oriented goals of Turkey in its 2023 vision, was held with the participation of Undersecretary for Defence Industries Murad Bayar and TEI General Manager Akın Duman. The engine to be developed in compliance with aerospace and military standards through modification in order to meet ANKA platform’s needs is planned to be completed within four years including qualification and certification tests.

The project will cover the design and development of hardware and software of engine in accordance with the required aerospace standards, its production, tests as per aerospace and military standards, realization of technologic demonstration, type certification, establishment of technical data package, training and maintenance activities.