TAI Anka. Specifications. A photo.
TAI Anka. Specifications. A photo.

TAI Anka. Specifications. A photo.


TAI Anka - Turkish military tactical unmanned aerial vehicle developed in 2010, the company «Turkish Aerospace Industries».


Drone TAI Anka photo


The multi-purpose drone of the TAI Anka model belongs to the class of military unmanned tactical vehicles used to collect reconnaissance data, patrolling border zones and regions, performing search and surveillance flights, etc. This device was designed by Turkish aircraft manufacturers and specialists in the field of aerospace military technology in 2008, And for a relatively short period of time, the device was able to make its first flight, which happened in 2010 year. Nevertheless, initially the unmanned aerial vehicle TAI Anka was never able to go into mass production, which was due to the need to improve its technical equipment, and only in 2013 this UAV was first officially presented to the public.


UAV Photos TAI Anka


Unmanned aerial vehicle TAI Anka has a sufficiently large size of its design. In particular, this drone fuselage length is 8 meters, while the scope of the wings of the UAV is 17,3 meters, which to some extent reduces the maneuverability of the drone, however, increases the duration of the autonomous-flight planning by increasing the effect.

Turkish drone TAI Anka model is equipped with a turbocharged brand Thielert Centurion 2.0, which is having a capacity of 155 hp, can accelerate the device to the maximum speed of its flight in 215 km \ h., While the maximum range of the UAV following defines 4900 kilometers.

If necessary, the drone TAI Anka can also perform combat tasks, including the destruction of ground targets, which the UAV is equipped with two missiles "air-ground" intended for the destruction of enemy fortifications, and for damage to its armored vehicles.

UAV TAI Anka is equipped with electro-optical and infrared cameras to conduct ground surveillance, as well as its own radar, which allows the device to detect air targets within 500 kilometers.


Specifications TAI Anka.


  • Length: 8 m .;
  • Wingspan: 17,3 m .;
  • Height: 3,4 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1600 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 205 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 215 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 4900 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 9200 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: Turbine.
  • Powerplant: Thielert Centurion 2.0;
  • Power: 155 hp


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