KIZILELMA News

Bayraktar TB2’s Barrel Roll, Preparation for KIZILELMA?
Unmanned Systems

Bayraktar TB2’s Barrel Roll, Preparation for KIZILELMA?

During a recent test, a Bayraktar TB2-armed UAV performed a barrel roll manoeuvre, which paved the way for Baykar’s ongoing projects.

USAF Conducts Tests with AI-Piloted Fighter Jet
Air Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Unmanned Systems

USAF Conducts Tests with AI-Piloted Fighter Jet

An X-62A VISTA experimental aircraft flown by AI had been pitted against a manned F-16 in various dogfight scenarios.

Bayraktar AKINCI UCAV Completes 50000 Flight Hours
Unmanned Systems

Bayraktar AKINCI UCAV Completes 50000 Flight Hours

Since its first flight in 2019, Baykar’s AKINCI UCAV has reached 50000 flight hours, achieving many milestones in the process.

VENOM LR Cannon to be Delivered in August 2024
Weapon / Missile

VENOM LR Cannon to be Delivered in August 2024

SYS General Manager Cahit Utku Aral stated that the VENOM LR 30x113 mm revolver cannon will meet its first customers in August 2024.

China to Build the Fourth Aircraft Carrier
Navy / Maritime

China to Build the Fourth Aircraft Carrier

China's PLA Navy political commissar Yuan Huazhi announced the development of the fourth aircraft carrier after Type 003 Fujian.

TEI Runs TF6000 Turbofan Engine for the First Time
Engine and Transmission

TEI Runs TF6000 Turbofan Engine for the First Time

TUSAS Engine Industries Inc. (TEI) has run the TF6000 turbofan engine set to power Baykar’s KIZILELMA and TUSAŞ’s ANKA-3 UCAVs for the first time.

Royal Navy Tests Operating Fixed-Wing UAVs From Ships
Unmanned Systems Navy / Maritime

Royal Navy Tests Operating Fixed-Wing UAVs From Ships

Royal Navy has recently tested a fixed-wing UAV’s capability to land and take off from the deck of a British aircraft carrier.

KIZILELMA Retracted Landing Gears
Unmanned Systems

KIZILELMA Retracted Landing Gears

BAYRAKTAR KIZILELMA UCAV passed today an essential milestone at the test flight. The UCAV retracted landing gears into the inner bay.

TCG ANADOLU L400 Commissioned
Navy / Maritime

TCG ANADOLU L400 Commissioned

TCG ANADOLU Multi-Purpose Amphibious Assault Ship (LHD) is commissioned today at the Turkish Navy. The vessel will soon serve as the flagship of the Navy.

First Photo of TB3 Revealed
Navy / Maritime Air Unmanned Systems

First Photo of TB3 Revealed

President Erdoğan visited Baykar to observe the company’s ongoing work. He stood in front of the KIZILELMA UAV, where the photo included a clue about TB3.

Second Flight of Kızılelma
Unmanned Systems

Second Flight of Kızılelma

Baykar is moving forward in Kızılelma Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV) programme. The first prototype of the aircraft has completed the second flight from facilities based at Çorlu Atatürk Airport without issue.

SSİK Initiates 25 New Projects
Land Navy / Maritime Air Investment Country

SSİK Initiates 25 New Projects

The last Defence Industry Executive Committee (SSİK) of 2022 was held at the Presidential Complex, under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's chairmanship.

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.

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.