Turkish TAI Aksungur unmanned fight aerial automobile (UCAV) fired Roketsan MAM-L guided bomb in opposition to a seaborne goal throughout Train Blue Homeland-2022 ( Mavi Vatan-2022 ). MAM-L light-weight guided bomb has been developed for unmanned aerial autos, gentle assault plane, and air-to-ground missions. MAM-L gives excessive strike precision and effectivity with different warheads in opposition to fastened and cell targets. MAM (Mini Ak?ll? Mühimmat, which means Good Micro Munition) is a household of laser-guided and/or GPS/INS-guided bombs produced by Turkish protection trade producer Roketsan.

TAI Aksungur unmanned fight aerial automobile

The TAI Aksungur (Turkish for gyrfalcon) is an unmanned aerial automobile (UAV) constructed by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) for the Turkish Armed Forces. Utilizing present expertise from the TAI Anka sequence of drones, it’s the producer’s largest drone with payload capability for mission-specific gear. It’s supposed for use for long-term surveillance, indicators intelligence, maritime patrol missions, or as an unmanned fight aerial automobile. TAI deliberate to combine weapon packages and put the Aksungur into manufacturing in early 2020. The primary unit was delivered to the Turkish Naval Forces on 20 October 2021.


Roketsan MAM-L lightweight guided bomb
Roketsan MAM-L light-weight guided bomb

The plane is 12 m (39 ft) lengthy and three m (9.8 ft) excessive when resting on its touchdown gear. The high-mounted wings have a slight dihedral angle and a wingspan of 24 m (79 ft). The wings finish with small winglets. The centralized fuselage is underneath the wings and homes avionics, digital camera, and sensors methods, with a chin-mounted digital camera blister. Gasoline is saved within the fuselage and wings. A turbocharged engine is mounted underneath every wing, with the engine nacelles every extending again right into a tail growth. These tail booms terminate in vertical stabilizers, with a horizontal tailplane becoming a member of them. The tricycle touchdown gear retracts into the engine nacelles and the nostril of the plane whereas in flight.

TAI Aksungur unmanned combat aerial vehicle
TAI Aksungur unmanned fight aerial automobile

The Aksungur to cruise at a most pace of 180 km/h (110 mph) and carry a most payload of 750 kg (1,650 lb) to an altitude of 25,000 ft (7,600 m), or ascend to 35,000 ft (11,000 m) with a 150 kg (330 lb) payload. Three hardpoints are located underneath every wing for attaching exterior payloads, equivalent to munitions or sonar buoys. These hardpoints are rated for a great deal of 150, 300, and 500 kg (330, 660, and 1,100 lb). Proposed armaments embrace TEBER-81 (laser-guided bomb Mk-81), TEBER-82 (laser-guided bomb Mk-82), LUMTAS, MAM-L, Roketsan Cirit, MAM-C, HGK-3 (precision-guided munition), KGK (82) (winged guided package), and miniature bomb.