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Turkish combat drone Bayraktar Akinci B successfully tested

Baykar reached export agreements with 2 countries for 1,500-hp Akinci B armed UAV

Gökhan Ergöçün   | 02.03.2022
Turkish combat drone Bayraktar Akinci B successfully tested

ISTANBUL

Turkish major unmanned aerial vehicle producer, Baykar, successfully tested a new model combat drone, Bayraktar Akinci B, on Tuesday.

"Bayraktar Akinci B met the sky!" Baykar said on Twitter,

While the previous model, Akinci A, has 900-horsepower (hp), the new model has 1,500-hp via two 750-hp engines.

Baykar’s chief technology officer Selcuk Bayraktar said Akinci B is the most powerful and combat-capable armed UAV in its class in the world.

General manager Haluk Bayraktar said Baykar completed export agreements with two countries.

After Akinci B, 1,900-hp Akinci C model will soon be in the skies, he added.


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