Bayraktar KIZILELMA, an unmanned fighter aircraft developed by Baykar nationally and originally with its own resources, achieved many firsts in aviation history by performing arm flights with manned warplanes at TEKNOFEST 2023.
Bayraktar KIZILELMA and Bayraktar AKINCI broke new ground in TEKNOFEST 24 after the first close arm flight carried out in the test conducted in Çorlu on April 2023, 2023, which was a first in the history of world aviation. Breathtaking unmanned fighter aircraft KIZILELMA and offensive unmanned aerial vehicle AKINCI performed the same flight in public many times in the skies of Istanbul.
FIRST PUBLIC FLIGHT
In addition to this important flight, other firsts were experienced at TEKNOFEST, the world's largest aviation, space and technology festival, held at Atatürk Airport between April 27 and May 1, 2023. Bayraktar KIZILELMA, again breaking new ground, made several close arm flights with the manned jet plane SoloTürk at a public air show. Bayraktar KIZILELMA's flights, which performed close arm flights with Bayraktar AKINCI and Solo Türk every day during TEKNOFEST 2023, received great acclaim.
FLIGHT WITH THE FLEET CONCEPT
On May 2023, the last day of TEKNOFEST 1, Turkish Stars, consisting of unmanned fighter aircraft Bayraktar KIZILELMA, F-16 fighter jet SoloTürk and F-5 jet aircraft, performed an unprecedented show this time, performing a formation flight with the fleet concept for the first time. he performed. These flight concepts, which can be described as the dawn of a new era in the history of world aviation, will also guide the air combat of the future.
AIR COMBAT OF THE FUTURE
Bayraktar KIZILELMA, Turkey's first unmanned fighter aircraft, performed arm flight with Solo Türk and Turkish Stars, breaking new ground in the world and presenting a section of the future air combat.
MASS PRODUCTION STARTS IN 2024
The development and production activities of Bayraktar KIZILELMA, whose two prototypes have been produced successfully so far, continue. It is planned to start mass production of the national unmanned warplane in 2024.
FIRST FLIGHT FROM TCG ANATOLIA IN 2025
Bayraktar KIZILELMA and Bayraktar TB3 SİHA took their place on the flight deck of the TCG Anadolu, which will be the world's first SİHA ship, at the inventory acceptance ceremony held on April 10. Bayraktar KIZILELMA Unmanned Fighter Aircraft, the second prototype of which was produced at the ceremony, is expected to start flight tests from TCG Anadolu ship in 2025. TCG Anadolu Ship, Bayraktar KIZILELMA and Bayraktar TB3 SİHA were opened to the visit of citizens at Istanbul Sarayburnu Port and Izmir Alsancak Port. In this context, more than one hundred thousand of our citizens visited the TCG Anadolu ship, where Bayraktar KIZILELMA and Bayraktar TB3 SİHA are on the flight deck.
FLYING IN RECORD TIME
Bayraktar KIZILELMA project, which Baykar set out with 100% equity capital, started in 2021. Bayraktar KIZILELMA, with the tail number of TC-ÖZB, which came off the production line on November 14, 2022, was transferred to AKINCI Flight Training and Test Center in Çorlu. After successfully completing the ground tests here, it made its first flight on 14 December 2022. Bayraktar KIZILELMA met with the sky in a record time like a year. During the month of April, it successfully completed the flight and system identification tests planned as part of the Flight Test Campaign.
TASK WITH SMART FLEET AUTONOMY
Bayraktar KIZILELMA, Turkey's first unmanned fighter aircraft, will perform air-to-air combat with its artificial intelligence capability along with air-ground missions. Bayraktar KIZILELMA unmanned fighter aircraft will be a power multiplier for Turkey with its low visibility thanks to its low radar cross section. Bayraktar KIZILELMA, which will be a platform that will revolutionize the battlefield with its take-off and landing capability from short-runway ships, will take on an important role in overseas missions thanks to this capability and perform strategic tasks in the protection of the Blue Homeland. Bayraktar KIZILELMA, which has a take-off weight of 8.5 tons and a payload capacity of 1500 kg, will also have high situational awareness with the national AESA radar. Bayraktar KIZILELMA, which will use all nationally developed ammunition, will be able to operate with smart fleet autonomy.
IN THE SKY OF NATO AND EU COUNTRIES
Baykar, as a result of a competitive process, left its American, European and Chinese competitors behind and started 2023 with the export contract for Bayraktar TB370 of 2 million dollars, with the agreement signed with the Kuwait Ministry of Defense. Finally, with the export to Romania, Bayraktar TB2 SİHAs entered the inventory of 4 NATO member countries and 2 EU member countries.
30 COUNTRY EXPORT
Baykar, which has been carrying out all its projects with its own resources from the beginning to the present, has obtained 2003% of all its revenues from exports since the beginning of the UAV R&D process in 75. In 2021, it became the export leader of the defense and aerospace industry, according to the data of the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM). Baykar, whose export rate was 2022% in the contracts signed in 99.3, made exports of 1.18 billion dollars. Baykar, which is the biggest exporter of the defense and aerospace industry, has a turnover of 2022 billion dollars in 1.4. Export agreements have been signed with 2 countries for Bayraktar TB30 SİHA and with 6 countries for Bayraktar AKINCI TİHA.
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