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AKSUNGUR Reached Highest Altitude with TEI’s PD170 Engine
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AKSUNGUR Reached Highest Altitude with TEI’s PD170 Engine

TUSAŞ’s AKSUNGUR UAV flew at an altitude of 30 thousand feet with TEI’s nationally developed PD170 engine.

ASELSAN Tests UAV Swarm Technology for SIGINT
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ASELSAN Tests UAV Swarm Technology for SIGINT

ASELSAN tests UAVs SIGINT performance within swarm operations, ASELSAN General Manager Ahmet Akyol stated.

Ukraine, Lessoned Learned: UK Establishes UAV Unit
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Ukraine, Lessoned Learned: UK Establishes UAV Unit

UK will establish a UAV unit by the end of 2023 as the war in Ukraine has showcased UAVs’ role in the battlefield.

BAYKUŞ: 12 Hp Domestic 4.5 kg Engine for Bayraktar VTOL
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BAYKUŞ: 12 Hp Domestic 4.5 kg Engine for Bayraktar VTOL

Erin Motor produced an engine for Baykar’s vertical take-off and landing UAV, Bayraktar VTOL. The engine is called BAYKUŞ, and it weighs 4.5 kilograms.

India Bans the Use of Chinese Parts at UAVs
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India Bans the Use of Chinese Parts at UAVs

India has banned domestic military drone manufacturers from using Chinese-made components with concerns about security vulnerabilities.

Minister Guler: The U.S. did a Favour by not Giving the F-35
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Minister Guler: The U.S. did a Favour by not Giving the F-35

Minister Guler: The U.S. did not give us the F-35. This encouraged us to build our plane. Friendly countries want to become partners in this project.

UAVs Will Get Their Eyes from ASELSAN CATS
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UAVs Will Get Their Eyes from ASELSAN CATS

ASELSAN and BAYKAR signed a contract of 17 million 550 thousand dollars. ASELSAN and BAYKAR’s contract is about the delivery of electro-optical systems.

Turkiye to Produce ANKA UAVs in Nigeria
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Turkiye to Produce ANKA UAVs in Nigeria

İsmail Yusuf Abba, Nigeria’s ambassador to Ankara, stated that Turkish Aerospace offered Nigeria to establish an ANKA UAV factory in Nigeria.

Alpha UAV Maker Completes First Round of Investment
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Alpha UAV Maker Completes First Round of Investment

The Spanish company Alpha Unmanned Systems (AUS), announces closing its first seed round of external investment capital.

Airbus Controls UAV from a Tanker Aircraft
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Airbus Controls UAV from a Tanker Aircraft

Airbus company’s subsidiary, Airbus UpNext, controlled UAVs from an A310 MRTT for Autonomous Formation Flight and Autonomous Air-to-Air refuelling (A4R).

Turkiye Exported UAVs Most
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Turkiye Exported UAVs Most

Turkish Defence and Aerospace Industry Exporters's Association published defence export data for the January-November 2022 period. The most exported products are Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).

Selçuk Bayraktar: TB2 is the Testbed for Air-to-Air Missions
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Selçuk Bayraktar: TB2 is the Testbed for Air-to-Air Missions

Selçuk Bayraktar stated that the Bayraktar TB2 is used as a testbed for air-air combat capabilities at KIZILELMA UCAV.

Baykar to export AKINCI Armed UAV to Kyrgyzstan
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Baykar to export AKINCI Armed UAV to Kyrgyzstan

Baykar's AKINCI UCAV will be exported to Kyrgyzstan. The UAV is used in Turkiye by tarmy, Air Force and the National Intelligence Organization (MIT).

Malaysia selects TUSAŞ’s Anka UAV as Expected
Navy / Maritime Air Unmanned Systems

Malaysia selects TUSAŞ’s Anka UAV as Expected

Malaysian Defence Minister Hussein announced that the government had selected the Leonardo ATR72 MPA and the TUSAŞ Anka-S to meet the RMAF requirements.