TAI Simsek. Specifications. A photo.
TAI Simsek. Specifications. A photo.

TAI Simsek. Specifications. A photo.


TAI Simsek - Turkish military high drone, designed in 2012, the company «Turkish Aerospace Industries».



Turkish specialists in the field of aerospace technology and military development started designing the TAI Simsek unmanned aerial vehicle in 2009, while the new UAV was supposed to be exclusively military, while the main goals of the operation of this drone are to use it as a In testing new air defense and anti-missile systems. In 2012, the unmanned aircraft of the TAI Simsek model successfully passed its first tests, so in a few months the drone entered mass production and effectively complemented the Armed Forces of Turkey.



Design UAV TAI Simsek is very normal for the purposes of drones in nature, thus, the device itself has a relatively small size - with a length of the fuselage in 3,4 meter wingspan UAV is only 1,5 meter that provides convenience in transit.

Turkish drone TAI Simsek equipped with turbojet engine drone providing not only high thrust, but also gives it a high moving speed, the maximum rate of which is 740 km \ h., Which in turn is ideally suited to meet the above objectives. Maximum length of time the UAV TAI Simsek in the air is limited 60 minutes, however, in reality, the effective radius of action of the UAV is about 150 km.

By the end of the year 2015, the release of the unmanned vehicle model TAI Simsek continues.


Specifications TAI Simsek.


  • Length: 3,4 m .;
  • Wingspan: 1,5 m .;
  • Height: 0,46 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 90 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 600 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 740 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 150 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 9000 m.
  • aircraft engine type: turbojet;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.


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