Pakistan builds parts for Turkey drones

Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC), Kamra handed over the first batch of parts created for the Turkish UAV, ANKA.

APP May 13, 2013
Pakistan Aeronautical Complex produced the parts. PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan, which has for much of the past decade has sought to acquire unmanned aerial vehicles (UCAV), a platform used by the US in Pakistan despite numerous protests by the government, has started export of drone parts.

On Monday, officials at the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC), Kamra handed over the first batch of parts created for the Turkish UAV (ANKA) to the Turkish Aerospace Industry (TAI) in a ceremony held during the International Defence Exhibition and Fair (IDEF) at Istanbul, Turkey.

After the signing ceremony, President and CEO of TAI Muharrem Dortkasli expressed his satisfaction on the skill and knowledge possessed by PAC, Kamra for undertaking such assignments.

Dortkasli expressed that many more collaborations would be undertaken in the future as well.

Pakistan has been seeking access to drones and has experimented in indigenously constructing drones.

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Yuri Kondratyuk | 7 years ago | Reply | Recommend

@Khan:

Totally agreed.The glitter of money is now really taking over China who has now started treating Pakistan as a business partner just like others

It's really difficult to be friends with a country like Pakistan that has exceptionally high moral standards.

Khan | 7 years ago | Reply | Recommend

@Yuri Kondratyuk.....Totally agreed.The glitter of money is now really taking over China who has now started treating Pakistan as a business partner just like others while Turkey has always been in the forefront to be alongside Pakistan in every matter.

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