In a special interview on NTV, Defense Industry President Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir gave important information to TCG ANADOLU about the S / UAV systems to be deployed.
It was previously stated that an armed unmanned aerial vehicle would be deployed on the TCG ANADOLU amphibious assault ship. In the last statement made by SSB İsmail Demir, it was stated that a special variant of Bayraktar TB2 SİHA systems will be deployed to TCG ANADOLU. Demir said, “UAV landing / taking off in Anatolia, specially designed TB2s and other fixed wing platforms are in question. Making Anatolia an SİHA ship is on the agenda. " made statements. The Bayraktar TB3 SİHA system, whose development activities continue by Baykar Defense, is considered to be the Bayraktar TB2 based armament system specially developed for TCG ANATOLIA.
Turkey's biggest fight will be ship building activity in the TCG's recent statement about Anatolia SSB Prof. Dr. It was made by İsmail Demir. Demir, who met with members of the press in January 2021, made statements about the systems that are planned to be delivered to the security forces in 2021. Demir stated that the Multi-Purpose Amphibious Assault Ship L2021 TCG ANADOLU built in Sedef Shipyard will be delivered to the Naval Forces Command in 400.
L400 TCG, whose main propulsion and propulsion system integration has been completed, continues the ANADOLU Port Acceptance Tests (LINE). It will be delivered to the Turkish Naval Forces in 2021. Sedef Shipyard stated that there were no problems with the calendar, and that the work was continuing as planned. TCG ANADOLU, which will be the flagship when delivered to the Turkish Naval Forces, will also be the largest war platform in the history of the Turkish Navy.
'Tactical' class UAV will be able to take off from TCG Anadolu's runway
A visit was made by the Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank to the ship in order to examine the latest situation in TCG Anatolia, whose works are continuing at Sedef Shipyard.
Ministers said in a statement that during the examination of the ship by Varank Turkey's Anatolia new capabilities and benefits of TCG had underlined that it will achieve. In the statement made by Defense Industry President İsmail Demir, it was announced that the delivery of TCG Anadolu to the Navy was postponed from 19 to 2020 due to the COVID-2021 pandemic. In addition, as an important issue, it was stated that UAVs could be deployed in Anatolia instead of aircraft platforms, even if they did not catch up during the delivery of the ship.
Within the scope of the Multi-Purpose Amphibious Assault Ship (LHD) project initiated by SSB, the construction of the TCG ANATOLIA ship started. The construction of the TCG Anatolian Ship, which can transfer a minimum battalion-strength force to the designated place with its own logistic support, without the need for home base support, continues at Sedef Shipyard in Tuzla, Istanbul.
TCG ANADOLU will carry four Mechanized Removal Vehicles, two Air Cushion Removal Vehicles, two Personnel Removal Vehicles, as well as aircraft, helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles. The full load displacement of the ship, which is 231 meters long and 32 meters wide, will be approximately 27 thousand tons.