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Baykar unveils the conceptual design images of Unmanned Combat Aircraft System

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On the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, Turkish leading drone-manufacturing firm, “Baykar” unveiled the conceptual design of an unmanned fighter aircraft which is named as “MIUS”.

The prototype of this aircraft is scheduled to fly in 2023. According to initial reports, this aircraft will be able to fly near speed of sound and further models will have supersonic speed capability.

According to images released by “Baykar”, MIUS will be able to take-off and land on LHD Anadolu. The payload capacity of will be about 1500-2000 kilograms. It will carry air-to-air missiles as well as cruise missiles.

“MIUS will be the first step of unmanned fighter of the Turkish nation. It will feature most advanced artificial intelligence parameters”, Selcuk Bayraktar said.

 

TCG Anadolu is capable of operating 30-50 UAVs from its deck expected to enter into service in late 2022 or early 2023.

 

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Umair Aslam

Umair Aslam is a Founding Editor at Global Defense Insight. He has worked as a defence journalist reporting on military modernization programs, nuclear non-proliferation, arms control and the South Asian Arms race. He has been extensively quoted in international publications such as the ‘EurAsian Times’.
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Umair Aslam
Umair Aslam is a Founding Editor at Global Defense Insight. He has worked as a defence journalist reporting on military modernization programs, nuclear non-proliferation, arms control and the South Asian Arms race. He has been extensively quoted in international publications such as the ‘EurAsian Times’.

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