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Baykar’s Akıncı UCAV completes live firing trials over the Black Sea

18th March 2024 - 16:39 GMT | by Tayfun Özberk in Istanbul


The Akıncı platform fitted with two UAV-230 supersonic ballistic missiles. (Photo: Baykar)

The Turkish company’s advanced unmanned combat aerial vehicle demonstrated its capabilities during successful live firing trials.

The Bayraktar Akıncı, a high-altitude long-endurance unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) from Turkish defence company Baykar, recently underwent a series of live firing trials during which it showcased its operational capabilities with various guided munitions.

During the trials which took place last week, Akıncı launched IHA-122 supersonic missiles on 13 and 15 March, hitting targets accurately from a distance of 55km. Developed by Roketsan, the IHA-122 missile offers high precision and rapid firepower support, derived from its ground-launched counterpart, the TRG-122.

On March 14, Akıncı conducted live firings with two smart munitions of the MAM family, MAM-T

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Tayfun Özberk


Tayfun Özberk

Tayfun Ozberk is a former naval officer who is an expert in surface warfare, particularly …

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