Türk Havacılık ve Uzay Sanayii A.Ş. Ammunition integration started to AKSUNGUR Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, which was developed by (TUSAŞ) with the experience obtained from ANKA project.
In the sharing made by TÜBİTAK Defense Industry Research and Development Institute (TÜBİTAK-SAGE) Director Gürcan Okumuş, the AKSUNGUR UAV developed by TUSAŞ and the Precision Guidance Kit (HGK) and Winged Guidance Kit (KGK) developed by TÜBİTAK-SAGE. Integration has started. This ability will be a very important power factor on the field. ” expressions were included.
With the HGK, which has been developed for domestic and national facilities, the UPS makes the Mark series general purpose bombs smart and gives it precise shrinking ability.
AKSUNGUR Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
AKSUNGUR UAV, which was developed by Turkish Aviation and Space Industry with the experience gained from ANKA Medium Altitude - Long Air Stay (MALE) class Unmanned Aerial Vehicle project, made its first flight on March 20, 2019. Having two PD-170 Turbodizel Engines developed by TUSAŞ Engine Industry (TEI) with national facilities, AKSUNGUR can work at 40.000ft altitude and can stay in the air for 40 hours. AKSUNGUR with 24 meter wingspan, 3300 kilogram maximum take-off weight and 750 kilogram payload capacity; During the Assault / Naval Patrol Mission, it can stay in the air for 750 hours at an altitude of 25.000ft with an external load of 12 kilograms.
Turkey's first Mark series general purpose bombs carrying capacity with AKSUNGUR one of unmanned aerial vehicles in Turkey is currently the only Turkish Air Force since it will perform some of their duties assault Located capability of combat aircraft in the inventory of vital importance. Thanks to AKSUNGUR, it is planned to save the fighter lives of the fighter jets in the Turkish Air Force inventory.
Source: Defense Industry