The Turkish Air Force received a new batch of Akinci attack drones, they are powered by Ukrainian engines and can fly at speeds of up to 361 km/h

By: Myroslav Trinko | 25.08.2022, 10:55
The Turkish Air Force received a new batch of Akinci attack drones, they are powered by Ukrainian engines and can fly at speeds of up to 361 km/h

Turkey's air force has received three more Akinci strike drones in service.

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Ismail Demir, the head of the Turkish Defense Industry Authorityannounced this on Twitter. Turkey now has six such UAVs in service.

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Akinci is a new Turkish drone produced by Baykar Makina. The UAV boasts two AI-450T turboprop engines developed in Ukraine. The power of each is 750 hp. They allow the drone to reach a speed of up to 361 km/h. The cruising speed of the UAV is 240 km/h. The strike drone weighs 5,500 kg and can carry a payload of 1,350 kg.

Source: Ismail Demir

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