The Turkish Armed Forces received another batch of Aksungur unmanned aerial vehicles. This was announced by the head of the Department of Defense Industry Ismail Demir (Ismail Demir).
What is known
Aksungur was developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI). It is based on the Anka drone. The creation of a new drone took about a year and a half. The first batch was handed over to the Turkish military at the end of 2021.
An unmanned aerial vehicle can be used for surveillance reconnaissance and strikes against the enemy. Recently, two more Aksungur drones were adopted by the Turkish forces.
The drone has a satellite control system and can fly for 50 hours. The maximum flight altitude is over 7000 meters. Aksungur uses L-UMTAS and Cirit missiles, as well as TEBER-81, TEBER-82, KGK, HGK-3, MAM-C and MAM-L bombs to strike enemy targets.