Turkey's new armed drone 'Aksungur' conducts Firing Tests with various types of ammunition

Developed by Turkish Aerospace, Aksungur Armed Unmanned Armed Vehicle (UAV) continues conducting firing test with different types of missiles and ammunition.

In regards to the latest tests Turkish Aerospace tweeted the following:

Having the feature that it can be equipped with a wide range of weapon systems, Aksungur has recently conducted firings of ammunition such as MAM-L, KGK-SIHA-82 and TEBER-82.

In September 2020, Aksungur succeeded to fly for 49 hours on its 59th test flight.


AKSUNGUR is a Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) class UAV System, capable to perform day and night Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) and strike missions with EO/IR, SAR and SIGINT payloads, and a variety of air to ground weapons.

AKSUNGUR is powered by two PD-170 twin-turbocharged diesel engines enabling long endurance operations up to 40,000ft.

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