Turkey has test-fired Smart Micro Munition (MAM-L) from an MALE unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Anka-S using a satellite.
The MAM-L munition developed by Roketsan has a range of 8-14 km. The test firing has been conducted last Friday, the Directorate for Turkish Defence Industries (SSB) was quoted as saying by Janes Monday.
Six Anka-S UAVs have been delivered to the Turkish Air Force Command, with four more planned by the end of 2018.
Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has unveiled the prototype of a twin-engine multi-purpose helicopter that will perform its test flight later this year. The prototype of T625 helicopter, which is made to efficiently endure adverse weather conditions, has been transferred to a facility for the ground tests, Anadolu Agency reported Sunday
The Pentagon has awarded a foreign military sales contract to Rockwell Collins to provide communications and electronic equipment and technical services to Saudi Arabia and Turkey, the Department of defense announced Tuesday. “Rockwell Collins Corp
The United States National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019 bill released Monday has prohibited the delivery of F-35 fighter aircraft to Turkey until the delivery of a report, which would include an assessment of changes in Ankaras participation in the F-35 program. The assessment also includes potential elimination of participation of Turkey in the F-35 program
Turkeys first indigenous aircraft carrier, the TCG Anadolu, is expected to be delivered to the Naval Forces Command in April 2021, Daily Sabah reports Wednesday. The TCG Anadolu, which is being produced with a local content ratio of 68 percent, will be one of the world's most advanced aircraft carriers
The US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is preparing to launch a 150 kg satellite into low-earth orbit to qualify a new type of Membrane Reflectarray Antenna (MRA) which could lay the groundwork for space-based internet. DARPAs Radio Frequency Risk Reduction Deployment Demonstration (R3D2) is set for launch in late February to space-qualify the MRA
Defence Ministers from thirteen NATO Allies signed a declaration of intent to cooperate on the introduction of Maritime Unmanned Systems. At NATO Summit in Brussels in July, NATO leaders had endorsed the implementation of NATOs reinforced maritime posture
Turkey will receive two more F-35 fighter jets in March 2019 and the deliveries are as per the schedule, Vice Admiral Mat Winter, the military head of F-35 program said Monday. There is no indication of a change in the delvery of Turkeys 100 jets, Winter, the executive officer for the F-35 program was quoted as saying by Hurriyet Daily Tuesday
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