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Turkiye Exported UAVs Most
Country Unmanned Systems

Turkiye Exported UAVs Most

Turkish Defence and Aerospace Industry Exporters's Association published defence export data for the January-November 2022 period. The most exported products are Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).

Selçuk Bayraktar: TB2 is the Testbed for Air-to-Air Missions
Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems Communication Sensors

Selçuk Bayraktar: TB2 is the Testbed for Air-to-Air Missions

Selçuk Bayraktar stated that the Bayraktar TB2 is used as a testbed for air-air combat capabilities at KIZILELMA UCAV.

The Supersonic Air-to-Surface Missile of Turkiye
Weapon / Missile

The Supersonic Air-to-Surface Missile of Turkiye

Roketsan tested the first supersonic air-to-surface missile of Turkiye. Baykar's Akıncı UAV fired a UAV-230 missile.

Baykar’s Unmanned Fighter Jet Kızılelma Performs its Maiden Flight
Air Unmanned Systems

Baykar’s Unmanned Fighter Jet Kızılelma Performs its Maiden Flight

Baykar’s jet engine Kızılelma UAV performed today its maiden flight at Çorlu Airport. Kızılelma took off at 14:59 and flew for 18 minutes. The UAV landed at 15:17 at the same airport.

Akar: Ukraine will Provide KIZILELMA’s Engine
Engine and Transmission

Akar: Ukraine will Provide KIZILELMA’s Engine

Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar stated that Turkish Ukrainian defence agreement on the engine continues.

Kızılelma on Hop Test
Air

Kızılelma on Hop Test

Baykar’s Turbofan Powered Kızılelma took-off but did not perform an actual maiden flight, apparently. Baykar Chief Technical Officer Selçuk Bayraktar shared a video of Kızılelma UAV on the air. The UAV is at first flight tests at Çorlu Airport near İstanbul.

Bayraktar Akıncı Tested Miniature Bomb
Ammunition Unmanned Systems

Bayraktar Akıncı Tested Miniature Bomb

Bayraktar Akıncı has tested the ASELSAN Miniature Bomb (Tolun) free fall-winged air-to-ground ammunition with Quad Rack.

Kızılelma Initiates Taxi Tests
Air Unmanned Systems

Kızılelma Initiates Taxi Tests

Bayraktar reached an important milestone for the Kızılelma jet-propelled unmanned aerial system. The aircraft started taxi tests at Çorlu Airport.

Two Memorandum of Understanding Ceremonies at the SAHA Expo
Country Expo and Air Show

Two Memorandum of Understanding Ceremonies at the SAHA Expo

SAHA Expo had two Memorandum of Understanding ceremonies. The Defence Industry Agency of Turkiye signed new technology agreements.

Poland to Lease General Atomics’ MQ-9A UAVs
Air Unmanned Systems

Poland to Lease General Atomics’ MQ-9A UAVs

Poland will lease several MQ-9A unmanned air vehicles from General Atomics as an interim solution before it acquires the MQ-9B.

Motor Sich’s Owner Detained due to Relations with Russia
Engine and Transmission Homeland Security

Motor Sich’s Owner Detained due to Relations with Russia

The Ukrainian intelligence agency SBU detained Vyacheslav Boguslaev, CEO and one of the main shareholders of plane and helicopter engine giant Motor Sich.

Baykar to export AKINCI Armed UAV to Kyrgyzstan
Unmanned Systems

Baykar to export AKINCI Armed UAV to Kyrgyzstan

Baykar's AKINCI UCAV will be exported to Kyrgyzstan. The UAV is used in Turkiye by tarmy, Air Force and the National Intelligence Organization (MIT).

Turkish Police received three TB2 UAVs
Unmanned Systems Homeland Security

Turkish Police received three TB2 UAVs

President of SSB İsmail Demir has announced that three Bayraktar TB2 UAVs are delivered to the Turkish General Directorate of Security (EGM).

Baykar to Farewell to Nigerian TB2s
Unmanned Systems

Baykar to Farewell to Nigerian TB2s

Nigerian Army bought the Bayraktar TB2 UAV from Turkiye. The TB2 Armed UAV with the Nigerian flag painted is seen at Baykar's production facility.