Turkish Aerospace Industries to deliver 12 Anka drones to Indonesia

By Defence Industry Europe

The USD 300 million deal was announced by the Indonesian Ministry of Defence on August 2nd. According to the ministry, Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) will deliver 12 Anka drones to the Indonesian armed forces by November 2025.

The ministry stated that the Anka drones will be operated by the Indonesian Air Force, Army, and Navy. The drones will be used for intelligence, reconnaissance, and surveillance (ISR) missions.

Anka is a Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE)-class unmanned aerial vehicle designed for day and night, all-weather reconnaissance, target detection, identification, and intelligence missions. It is equipped with EO/IR and SAR payloads, featuring autonomous flight capabilities, including automatic take-off and landing, as stated by TAI.

 

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Moreover, the Anka drone can be armed with precision-guided bombs, anti-tank guided missiles, and laser-guided rockets. According to TAI, the Anka can carry a payload of over 350km and can also be equipped with electronic warfare (EW) systems.

 

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