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Turkish Aerospace prepare for Anka Aksungur production

3rd April 2019 - 11:00 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


Turkish Aerospace is ready to commence production of its newest MALE UAV – Anka Aksungur – at the beginning of 2020, as it awaits firm orders from indigenous defence forces. 

During a first flight test last month, lasting over four hours, the aircraft successfully displayed its fully autonomous capabilities from take-off to landing, a clear sign that programme developments are gathering pace.

Part of the systems appeal to customers is that it is fully compatible with existing Anka equipment such as ground control infrastructure and LOS/BLOS datalinks, a Turkish Aerospace spokesperson told Shephard in a statement.

‘The UAV is capable

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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