134 AIR PLATFORMS The Turkish defence industry offers high-technology and cost-efficientsolutionsincompliancewithNATOstandards toarmies in theworld, notably theTurkishAir Force, inneed of various types of air platforms. The industry, which aims to prove the peak of its capabilitieswith the TF-Xmulti-role aircraft, has a vast product portfolio including fixed-wing aircraft and rotorcraft. Today, Turkish defence industry is one of the prominent players in the world in Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles (UCAVs). The industry actively takes part in air vehiclemodernisation programmes of ally countries as well as those of the Turkish Air Force using indigenous platforms and systems. In addition to main platforms, the industry also invests in space research and builds its strategic structure accordingly. As such, the Turkish defence industry constantly improves its production infrastructure and experience in aviation and space, while also making necessary investments before public and private sector representatives.