TR UAV/UCAV Programs | Anka - series | Kızılelma | TB - series

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I kinda doubt it with the A and even B variant because of TWR constraints (B with afterburner at 6.5 tons reaches 0.7). But KIZILELMA-C with two turbofans rated at 44 kN with afterburner has a TWR of around 1.05 when weighing 8.5 tons which is near F-22 with full fuel and internal weapons.
 

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In this scenario, ANKA-4 with a twin engine and an ammunition carrying capacity of up to 4 tons is needed because TRG-230 is insufficient against large tonnage ships with its 70kg warhead and 150km+ range, but it is effective in penetration attacks, so TRG-500 is a longer range and more effective warhead.
 

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Like I said before, I expect ANKA-4 to share many components with KAAN and the flight performance for the most part. So that KAAN can have an air superiority wingman that can keep up.

Also, I gotta remind about a gossip of TUSAŞ considering F110 for an UAV platform. It is still an unconfirmed report but considering TUSAŞ wants a full-on air superiority UCAV as the next step, I wouldn't rule out F110 and the indigenous engine as the engine for ANKA-4. Pretty much for the reasons I stated above.
 
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Tfx as a drone

TAI Kaan drone.jpg
 

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Specs look like a high altitude solar electric plane.
Could be as none of the UCAVs we have would go up that high, but Yarasa01 code must probably be a police bird. Doubt this is a test article, because of the transponder code, which looks too "operational"
Has to be like a vertical missile launch that drops back down but were there any NOTAM etc
A missile won't have an ADS-B transponder on board. I still think it was a bug, let's see.

Doubt Baykar has an RQ-4 like prototype they hid from everyone while dealing with both KE and TB-3.
 

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