Contents tagged with Akinci

  • Ukraine deploys Turkish Bayraktar drones to Donbas

    According to the Russian news outlet The Military Observer, Ukraine has deployed combat drones Bayraktar TB2 to the Donbas. Six Turkish-made drones were rerportedly delivered to the Ukrainian military in Kramatorsk. The Military Observer did not provide any additional details.

    Similar information was also published on November 18 by the Ukrainian Telegram channel "Chergoviy OSS."

    The use of Bayraktar TB2 drones by the Azerbaijani army during the recent armed conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh has …

  • Turkey tests combat drone with Ukrainian-made engine

    Turkey conducted another test of the Akinci unmanned aerial vehicle with a Ukrainian-made engine, announced Baykar’s technical director on Twitter.

    "The drone successfully made a fully autonomous landing and take-off in a remote area where there is no ground control station," the statement reads.

    The tests took place at an airfield near Istanbul.

    Earlier, it was reported that the second prototype of the Akinci drone, equipped with Ukrainian-made aircraft engines, made the first flight in …

  • Latest Turkish-Ukrainian Akinci drone makes its first flight

    The latest Turkish “Akinci” attack drone, created in partnership with Ukraine, has made its first flight, the Ukrainian Military Portal reports.

    According to information published on the portal, the Turkish drone, which is fitted with Ukrainian AI-450 engines, made its first take-off. The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) spent 16 minutes in the air, flying around the airport, after which it landed. Before this, the drone had undergone ground tests, the final stage of which consisted of short …

  • Ukraine and Turkey intend to create next-generation combat drone

    The  next-generation combat unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Akinci will be one of the first projects of the joint venture created by the Ukrainian state-owned company Ukrspecexport, and the Turkish Baykar Defense company, reports the press-service of the Ukrainian national defense concern Ukroboronprom.

    "The project is executed through the cooperation of the largest defense companies of Ukraine and Turkey", - said the General Director of the concern Pavlo Bukin.

    According to Ukroboronprom, the …