The second prototype of Bayraktar AKINCI AKINCI Assault Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, developed by Baykar Defense, successfully completed another test.
According to the statement made by Baykar Defense on Saturday, March 13, 2021, AKINCI successfully completed the Advanced System Identification Test, where the 2nd prototype (PT-2) of the Assault Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (TİHA) was subjected. In a statement shared with a video from Baykar Savunma's official Twitter account,
“Bayraktar AKINCI TİHA continues to fly… Today, we successfully completed the Advanced System Identification Test with AKINCI PT-2. Each successfully completed test brings AKINCI one step closer to the task. Free and free in our skies ... " expressions were included.
Force Personnel Started Training
With the first lesson given by Baykar Defense Technical Manager Selçuk Bayraktar, AKINCI TİHA training of personnel from different forces was initiated. Regarding the subject, Selçuk Bayraktar said, “We met with our trainees from different forces for AKINCI trainings. We were all excited in our first lesson. Hopefully, they will proudly serve our nation by flying millions of hours with AKINCI. Free and Free in our skies… ”.
Operation Radius 5000 km
Baykar Defense General Manager Haluk Bayraktar stated in an interview with Journalist İbrahim Haskoloğlu that the AKINCI Attack UAV will enter the Turkish Armed Forces inventory in 2021. Expressing that AKINCI can work in different forces, Bayraktar stated that the UAV in question has a range of 2500 km for attack purposes and 5000 km for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR). . Bayraktar said that there are alternatives for the engine and that their current choice is the Black Sea Shield (Baykar-Ivchenko Progress joint venture) AI-450T engines.