ANKA, advanced Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) class Unmanned Aerial System, performs day and night, all-weather reconnaissance, target. The Anka is an advanced Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) UAV ( Unmanned Aerial System) developed by the Turkish Aerospace. Turkish Aerospace has secured a new, unit order for its Anka medium-altitude , long-endurance unmanned air vehicle from the nation’s.
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Outwardly, the Anka follows conventional UAV design and basic aircraft fundamentals to achieve a modern, sleek look.
Archived from the original on 18 November The Block-B can operate at a distance of up to km with line-of-sight LoS communications. Our Data Modules allow for quick visual reference when comparing a single entry uqv contemporary designs.
Satellite-controlled Anka-S UAV fires guided munitions | Jane’s
The engine architecture of this latter turbo diesel was designed to achieve up to horsepower. The whole composite airframe jav composed of a monoblock fuselage, detachable wing and V-Tail, retractable landing gear, redundant control surfaces, avionics and payload bays and service doors.
UAV operations are supported by highly sophisticated ground control system with complete redundancy, developed by a domestic defence company Savronik.
Archived from the original PDF on 13 January The main wing assemblies are fitted at amidships and are high-mounted onto the top of the fuselage spine. Retrieved wnka August This entry’s maximum listed speed mph.
Turkey Orders 22 More Anka UAVs – UAS VISION
Within the framework of the program, a total of three prototypes and ground systems will be designed, developed, manufactured, and tested by mid as part of the prototype development phase. The role of the Anka-A will undoubtedly grow with the development of specialized communications relay, light armament and signals interception packages currently underway.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved from ” https: For growing military powers like India and Turkey, it behooves these nations to begin developing sustainable indigenous programs to offer less reliance on the foreign suppliers.
Areas covered include general ratings, speed assessments, and relative ranges based on distances between major cities. This arrangement supplied the base Anka Anka-A with a top speed of miles per hour cruise of mphan combat radius of miles with a mission endurance time of 24 hours.
This feature does not carry through to serial production aircraft because, following comprehensive analysis, it was discovered that the performance improvement did not outweigh the weight penalty. Block B Ankas will not be armed but feature encrypted data links, a full-color, high-definition camera and GPS control – the changes requiring a new chin fairing and nose bulge to be added. These are straight assemblies with clipped wingtips. Various modifications have been performed on the air vehicle to save weight.
Turkey’s Directorate for Defence Industries has been stressing advanced variants of the Anka with larger payload capacity, extending Block A capabilities to the features like:. The Anka can operate at altitudes up to 30, feet providing ground personnel with an excellent “eye in the sky”. The system can take-off and land autonomously and personnel based at the ground control station manage the other functions as required.
The undercarriage is a tricycle design with two main landing gear legs and a nose leg. With a service ceiling of Images marked with “www. Archived from the original on 20 July The Turkish Air Force has committed to ten of the type.
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The Anka is expected to formally enter operational service uac assuming testing clears the machine for such. The Anka was born of an indigenous initiative by the Turkish authorities to supply a homegrown UAV solution to its ever-expanding military requirements. Graph average of Able to cruise at a speed of kts, the Block-A can operate at a distance of up to km, using an existing Ku-band line-of-sight LoS data-link system developed locally by Savronik.
Retrieved 18 November This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat Archived from the original PDF on 22 July Unmanned aerial vehicle Unmanned combat air vehicle.
Propelled by a pusher type heavy fuel engine, the aircraft is furnished with fuselage fuel tanks and fuel system, ice protection system, environmental control system, lighting system, redundant electrical system with battery backup, and harness system. Retrieved 2 December The Anka sports a wingspan of over The S-model improves flying distances and operating altitudes over the original Anka-A systems.
Turkey Orders 22 More Anka UAVs
Retrieved 23 May A total of 6 aircraft were planned to be delivered annka All the imagery stream of the payloads can be displayed and recorded in real time and all the payloads can be controlled from the GCS.
Cookies used for the essential operation of the site have already been set. September – The first Anka-S variant went airborne for the first time.