Turkey tests engines for home-made drones

Türkiye Materials 22 February 2018 15:53 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 22

By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

Turkey successfully tested engines for home-manufactured ANKA drones, the research center of the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) announced in its report on Feb. 22.

According to the TAI, mass production of the engines will be launched in the shortest time.

Earlier, Turkey finished development of an engine for the home-produced ANKA drones.

From 2011 the production of mobile outposts that have proved useful in fights against the militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), and also the handguns Canik TP9, unmanned aircraft ANKA and other military equipment has been set up in Turkey within the framework of the strengthening of the domestic defense industry.

Turkey is also developing a domestic military laser system.

Earlier, the trials of the domestic-made long-range surface-to-surface missiles have also been conducted in Turkey.

The new rocket, named KAAN was launched from a firing ground in the province of Sinop in the north of Turkey and having flown 280 kilometers in the given direction, fell in the Black Sea.

The KAAN rocket system, produced by the company "Roketsan", was first demonstrated at the International Defense Industry Fair IDEF-2017 in Istanbul.


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