Беспилотный истребитель MIUS должен иметь скорость около сверхзвуковой, рабочий потолок высоты до 12 километров и возможность подъема 1 тонны ракетного вооружения.
Turkey orders drone engines from Ukraine
TEXT: KONSTANTIN KATYSHEV, 11 November 2021, 22:25
Unmanned fighter MIUS should take to the skies in 2023
The MIUS unmanned fighter should have a speed of about supersonic, a working ceiling height of up to 12 kilometers and the ability to lift 1 ton of missile weapons.
The Turkish manufacturer of combat drones, Baykar Makina, has signed a contract for the supply of AI-322F jet engines with the Ukrainian company Ivchenko-Progress for Bayraktar MİUS drones. This was reported by the press service of Baykar Makina on Thursday, November 11.
"On the second day of SahaExpo2021, we signed contracts for the supply of AI-322F engines by the leading Ukrainian company Ivchenko-Progress for our MİUS (combat unmanned aerial system - ed.) Project," the message says.
According to Defense Express, this is the SAHA international arms exhibition, which is taking place in Istanbul. New Turkish unmanned fighter jets should take to the skies as early as 2023.
Journalists believe that at first the Ukrainian enterprise will develop engines for pre-production cars - after successfully passing all tests, they will be supplied in large quantities.
AI-322F is the newest and only Ukrainian turbojet bypass engine with an afterburner. It is designed for modern supersonic combat trainers and light combat aircraft with moderate supersonic speeds. The MIUS unmanned fighter should have a speed of about supersonic, a working ceiling height of up to 12 kilometers and the ability to lift 1 ton of missile weapons.