Photos of Bayraktar Kizilelma strike drone with Ukrainian engines published

Selçuk Bayraktar, director of the Turkish defense company Baykar Makina, posted several photos on Twitter

strike unmanned aerial vehicle Bayraktar Kizilelma.

The development of the drone is carried out as part of the MIUS (Combat Unmanned Aviation Complex) project. The debut flight of Bayraktar Kizilelma is scheduled for 2023.

Bayraktar Kizilelma will be equipped with UkrainianAI-25TLT or AI-322F bypass turbojet engines. The first will be able to reach speeds close to supersonic, while the second will be supersonic. The drone will also be available in a modification with a Turkish TEI TF-6000 engine.

Bayraktar Kizilelma will be able to take off fromon board the landing ship TCG Anadolu (L-400), which is in service with the Turkish Navy. The features of the attack drone include stealth, the ability to launch missile strikes and suppress the enemy air defense system.

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Maximum takeoff weight Bayraktar Kizilelmawill be 5.5 tons, including 1.5 tons of payload. The unmanned aerial vehicle will be able to stay in the air for 5 hours with an operating altitude of 12,000 m. Using the SATCOM data transmission network allows you to remove restrictions on the flight range.

Source: @Selcuk

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