Turkey has developed several drones in the last years and Turkey became the 6th country in the world that produces UCAV. One of the drones is the TB-2 Bayraktar Tactical UCAV.
The first flight was in 2009 and the introduction of the drone started in 2014. Turkey operates 12x TB-2 Bayraktar drones.
The drones are developed and manufactured by Kale-Baykar and Baykar.
The drone was 100% succesfully tested on 17 December 2015 armed with a Turkish anti-tank missile (UMTAS) developed by Roketsan.
The drone was also tested with 100% accuracy from a distance of 8km and altitude of 5km with laser-guided UMTAS missiles.
The TB-2 Bayraktar Tactical UCAV made its first kill on 8 September 2016 during an anti-terror operation against the PKK.
Max speed: 222 km/hr
Cruise speed: 129 km/hr
Service ceiling: 22,500 feet
Endurance: 24 hours
Armed with Roketsan 2x MAM-L laser-guided missiles/2x UMTAS laser-guided missiles.