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Baykar’s KALKAN VTOL UAV Reaches 14500 ft
Unmanned Systems

Baykar’s KALKAN VTOL UAV Reaches 14500 ft

Baykar’s KALKAN VTOL UAV, intended for ISR and targeting missions, has been tested at 14500 ft altitude with an 18-hp internal combustion engine and BG-160 E/O.

TAAC Signs Its First Export Contract with UAE’s Edge Group
Air Unmanned Systems

TAAC Signs Its First Export Contract with UAE’s Edge Group

TAAC Aerospace Technologies (TAAC), which develops landing gear and subsystems for air platforms, signed its first export contract with the United Arab Emirates.

Bayraktar TB3 Conducts Maximum Load Takeoff/Landing Test
Unmanned Systems

Bayraktar TB3 Conducts Maximum Load Takeoff/Landing Test

Bayraktar TB3 UCAV’s capability to take off and land at full load was tested on the 28th flight test conducted with the first prototype.

Italy Procures Three Unmanned Submarines from IAI
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

Italy Procures Three Unmanned Submarines from IAI

Italian Navy plans to acquire three unmanned submarines, known as the BlueWhale, from Israeli company Israel Aerospace Industry [IAI]

Russia Deploys Mechanised C-UAS Units
Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems

Russia Deploys Mechanised C-UAS Units

Russian MoD announced the deployment of newly formed mechanised C-UAS units to defend others from UAV threats in Ukraine.

Bayraktar TB3 UCAV Makes Short Landing
Unmanned Systems

Bayraktar TB3 UCAV Makes Short Landing

On the 27th flight test, Bayraktar TB3 marine UCAV’s second prototype made a short landing on the runway.

Ukraine Destroys Two Russian Armed UGVs
Unmanned Systems

Ukraine Destroys Two Russian Armed UGVs

Footage of the destruction of two armed UGVs fielded by Russia by Ukrainian forces has been shared on social media.

Bayraktar TB3 UCAV’s Second Prototype Flies for 27 Hours
Unmanned Systems

Bayraktar TB3 UCAV’s Second Prototype Flies for 27 Hours

The second prototype of Bayraktar TB3 marine UCAV fitted with ASELFLIR-500 electro-optical system has flown for 27 hours in the latest flight test.

Bayraktar TB3 UCAV Flies with ASELFLIR-500
Unmanned Systems Sensors

Bayraktar TB3 UCAV Flies with ASELFLIR-500

Following the test with ASELSAN’s CATS electro-optical system, Bayraktar TB3’s first prototype flew with ASELFLIR-500 during the 25th flight test.

Anka-III Performs Third Flight with an Endurance of Two Hours
Unmanned Systems

Anka-III Performs Third Flight with an Endurance of Two Hours

ANKA-III, which made its first flight on December 28, 2023, took off for the third time and flew for two hours.

GA-ASI Tests Dispensing Sonobuoy from the MQ-9B
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems Sensors

GA-ASI Tests Dispensing Sonobuoy from the MQ-9B

General Atomics conducted Sonobuoy Dispensing System (SDS) testing on the MQ-9B Sea Guardian with the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) on February 27, 2024.

Second TB3’s Prototype Makes Maiden Flight
Unmanned Systems

Second TB3’s Prototype Makes Maiden Flight

Baykar has announced the maiden flight of Bayraktar TB3 UCAV’s second prototype, marking the 24th test flight in total.

KANGAL-D C-UAS Jammer Integrated on Naval Platforms
Navy / Maritime E/W Unmanned Systems

KANGAL-D C-UAS Jammer Integrated on Naval Platforms

ASELSAN has announced that the naval version of the KANGAL jammer, KANGAL-D, has been integrated into naval platforms for the first time.

TB3 Performs its 23rd Flight Test with Aselsan’s CATS
Unmanned Systems Sensors

TB3 Performs its 23rd Flight Test with Aselsan’s CATS

Baykar’s TB3 UCAV performed the 23rd flight, a medium and high-altitude system identification test with the Aselsan CATS payload.