Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc. (TAI) has shown a strong participation at the Defense Services Asia Fair (DSA 2018), began in Kuala Lumpur on April 15.
TAI is offering its Anka medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to Southeast Asian countries, including Malaysia and Indonesia.
TAI also is introducing its platforms and projects such as the T129 ATAK Helicopter, T625 Helicopter, HÜRKUŞ, national fighter jet.
In Malaysia the company, which showcased the Anka UAV for the first time at a DSA exhibition, is partnering with DRB-HICOM Defence Technologies (Deftech) to meet the Royal Malaysian Air Force’s (RMAF’s) requirement for wide-area aerial surveillance.
Deftech’s collaboration with TAI focuses on the areas of advanced aero composites, aerospace, and unmanned technology, a Deftech official said, adding that the company also expects to enhance its capabilities and maximise the potential of its subsidiaries involved in the aerospace and unmanned systems domains through the collaboration.
Indonesia, Singapore and other countries are also interested in ANKAs.