TAI Anka UAV - Turkish Multi-Role ISR System

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ANKA Multi-Role ISR System


ANKA, advanced Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) class Unmanned Aerial System, performs day and night, all-weather reconnaissance, target detection / identification and intelligence missions with its EO/IR and SAR payloads, featuring autonomous flight capability including Automatic Take-off and Landing.

ANKA incorporates a heavy-fuel engine and electro-expulsive Ice Protection System with an Advanced Ground Control Station and dual datalink allowing operational security and ease.

The system is expandable with a Transportable Image Exploitation Station, Radio Relay, Remote Video Terminal and SATCOM.

CHARACTERISTICS

Wing Span : 17.3m
Length : 8m
Powerplant : Heavy fuel engine (155 hp)
Payload Capacity : 200kg (full endurance)
Power 9kW

PERFORMANCE

Endurance : 24 hours
Service ceiling : 30,000ft (MSL)
Data range : 200km

MISSION CAPABILITIES

Day and night, all weather ISR mission capabilities with EO/IR/LD/LRF and SAR/ISAR/GMTI payloads
Fixed or moving target tracking capability
ATC radio relay over datalink
On-board data recording capability
Expansion capabilities including SATCOM, SIGINT & communications relay
Remote Video Terminal option

SYSTEM FEATURES

Fully automous operation
Dual-redundant flight control system
Dual-redundant automatic takeoff and landing system
Dual-redundant electrical power generation
Dual-redundant high data rate digital datalink
Electro-expulsive ice protection system
C-130 Transportability
Easy to Maintain

CONTROL STATION FEATURES

NATO compliant ACEIII type shelter
STANAG 4586 compliant
Redundant command and control consoles
Mission planning, management, simulation and playback capabilities
User-friendly MMI
External C4I Interfaces