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Anka-S Turkish Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

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"Aircraft"
"Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)"
"Long-Distance UAVs (More than 300 km)"
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"PRO_Tunisia"
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notes"The Anka-S Turkish Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) is the serial production variant of Anka medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which was developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) for the Turkish Armed Forces."
dateOfIntroduction2017
countryOfOrigin"Turkey"
proliferation"Pakistan, Tunisia, Turkey"
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images
"Anka-S_Turkish_UAV_(D).jpg"
"Anka-S_Turkish_UAV_(C).jpg"
"Anka-S_Turkish_UAV_(B).jpg"
"Anka-S_Turkish_UAV_(A).jpg"
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name"System"
properties
name"Alternate Designation"
value"Anka-S"
name"Type"
value"Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)"
name"Manufacturer"
value"Turkish Aerospace Industries"
name"Autonomy"
value"The Anka-S UAV can be operated in both autonomous and remote control modes. In the autonomous mode, the onboard flight control computer guides the aircraft to each pre-defined waypoint. In the remote control mode, the UAV is flown by its operator from the ground control station using a digital computer."
name"Crew"
value"Unmanned"
name"Payload Capacity"
value"250 kg"
name"Reconnaissance Equipment"
value"A new-generation electro-optic / infrared (EO / IR) camera is fitted for capturing high-resolution imagery and video in all-weather, day / night conditions. The UAV also features an identification friend or foe (IFF) system, laser designator and laser range finder."
name"Takeoff"
value"Autonomous Takeoff"
name"Landing"
value"Equipped with automatic take-off and landing systems, the air vehicle can perform emergency landings on unprepared surfaces with the support of tri-cycle landing gear."
name"Note"
value"The unmanned aircraft can conduct a range of missions such as real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), communication relay, target acquisition and tracking. The operator can send command and control, and mission objectives to six UAVs through the airborne SATCOM antenna and Turkish Armed Forces Communication System (TAFICS). The satellite terminal also allows the operator to alter the flight path during flight mode."
name"Dimensions"
properties
name"Length"
value"8.6 m"
name"Wingspan"
value"17.5 m"
name"Height"
value"3.25 m"
name"Maximum Takeoff Weight"
value"1,700 kg"
name"Automotive"
properties
name"Engine Name"
value"1 × Tusaş Engine Industries TEI-PD170"
name"Engine Type"
value"4-cylinder liquid-cooled in-line turbo-charged diesel"
name"Engine Power"
value"170 hp"
name"Propellers"
value"3-bladed constant-speed propeller"
name"Maximum Speed"
value"217 km/h"
name"Cruising Speed"
value"204 km/h"
name"Service Ceiling"
value"9,144 m"
name"Maximum Distance"
value"1,448 km"
name"Data Link (Combat Range) Maximum Distance"
value"250 km"
name"Endurance"
value"30 hours"
name"Main Weapon System"
properties
name"Note"
value"The UAV has two underwing weapon stations, which can carry weapons such as the Rokestan Smart Micro Munition (MAM-L) air-launched missile launcher and the CIRIT 2.75in guided rocket pod to engage light armored vehicles, personnel, military shelters, and ground radar stations."
variants
name"Anka +A"
notes"On 19 July 2012, the Turkish Defense Industry Executive Committee (SSIK) announced that Turkish Aerospace Industries had commenced research and development for the design and development of a "hunter killer" High-Altitude Long-Endurance version of the Anka UAV, named the Anka +A."
name"Anka-B"
notes"On 30 January 2015, the Anka-B completed its maiden flight successfully. Anka Block B is an improved version of the Anka Block A."
name"Anka-I"
notes"Anka-I is an electronic warfare and intelligence UAV developed for the National Intelligence Organization."
name"Anka-2"
notes"TAI Aksungur (code name: Anka-2) is a twin engined UAV developed primarily from Anka-S."
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