ANKA 3 jet engine new attack aircraft was demonstrated in Turkey. engaged Turkish company Turkish Aerospace Industries. The general manager of the company, Temel Kotyl, said that ANKA will soon make its first flight.
The first revealing images of this promising drone appeared in December 2022. ANKA 3 new generation project is expected to take the capabilities of Turkey’s unmanned aerial vehicles to a new level.
The unmanned aerial vehicle will be equipped with a turbofan jet engine and will have a maximum take-off weight of approximately 7 tons. There is neither horizontal nor vertical stabilization of the V-shaped aircraft in the images. The new drones will have internal and external warfare modules.
Accordingly, one of the main attack capabilities of the aircraft will be deep attack and destruction/suppression missions of enemy air defense. The new Turkish V-shaped aircraft is similar to the Russian “Avci”, the American X-47B and the European nEUROn.
Due to increasing drone orders, Turkish Aerospace Industries is increasing its production capacity. As it will be remembered, in February of this year, Indonesia, Chad and Algeria signed a contract with Turkish Aerospace Industries to purchase ANKA UAVs.
Source: Port Altele
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