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Is It The TAI Anka UAS?

SHAH ALAM: Is it the Turkish Anka UAS? The Dewan Rakyat was told today that the RMAF is expected to acquire the Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aerial System in 2025 with operations commencing in 2026. Bernama reported that the Deputy Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ikmal Hisham Abdul Aziz […]

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Last Minute Lobbying For Anka and Hurjet

SHAH ALAM: Last minute lobbying for Hurjet and Anka? Bernama is reporting that PM DS Ismail Sabri will be making an official visit to Turkiye (its preferred spelling) starting tomorrow to increase bilateral ties and forge close cooperation in the aerospace and defence industries. According to Bernama the visit was […]

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Turkish CEOs Meet PM

SHAH ALAM: Two Turkish defence company CEOs had a meeting with PM DS Ismail Sabri yesterday. The duo were Turkish Aerospace CEO Temel Kotil and MKE CEO Yasin Akdere. They were accompanied by Turkish ambassador to Malaysia Dr. Merve Kavakc─▒ to the meeting held at the PM’s office at Parliament. […]

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China’s Wing Loong II UAS

SHAH ALAM: China’s Wing Loong II UAS. According to the Wikipedia entry of the Wing Loong II MALE UAS, was developed and manufactured by the Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group in China. The UAS is an enlarged version of Wing Loong I with longer body and wider wing span. It has […]

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Turkish Delights To Tunisia

SHAH ALAM: Turkish delights to Tunisia. Five Turkish defence firms has sold $150 million (RM609 million) worth of products to Tunisia in 2020, says Turkey’s Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) Chairperson Ismail Demir says in a Twitter on 24 December. The products, Daily Sabah said include Turkish Aerospace Industries’ (TAI) […]

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Fairest of Them All

SHAH ALAM: Fairest of them all. Three UAVs competing for a RMAF requirement for a medium altitude, long endurance unmanned intelligence,surveillance, reconaissance and armed drone took part at the recent LIMA 19. A US ANG MQ-9 Predator drone was the only real aircraft that took part in the show, the […]