Air Platforms

Turkey to procure more Anka UAVs and TTZA vehicles

17 October 2018

Turkey's military and security forces will receive 22 more Anka unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and special purpose tactical wheeled armoured vehicles (TTZAs), local media reported a few days after the meeting of the Defense Industry Executive Committee (SSIK) of the Turkish Defense Industries Directorate (SSB) on 10 October.

In a statement issued after the meeting, the SSIK said it had reviewed and approved projects for national systems that will increase the effectiveness of Turkish security forces, which are involved in internal security and cross-border operations into Syria and northern Iraq.

The state-run Anatolia news agency reported on 14 October that the SSIK had decided to add 16 more Anka-S satellite-controlled UAVs and six more Anka Bs to the security forces' UAV inventory.

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