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Bayraktar TB2 General Atomics MQ-1 Predator
Bayraktar TB2 is a Turkish unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), MALE class (Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance) by Baykar Makina company. It is a result of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Tactical Development Project started in 2007 by Turkey's Defense Industry Undersecretariat. MQ-1 Predator - UCAV (unmanned combat aerial vehicle) manufactured by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems - an American defense and energy corporation. It was used by United States Air Force and Central Intelligence Agency. The drone was used in Afghanistan, Pakistan, as well as during the intervention of NATO in Bosnia. Recently, it was used in 2014, during the intervention in Syria.
Name: Bayraktar TB2 General Atomics MQ-1 Predator
Type: Medium altitude long endurance medium-altitude, long-endurance
Origin: Turkey United States
Produced: 2011 1995–2018
Unit cost: - -
Full description: Description, operators Description, operators


Range: 150 km 1,250 km (777 mi)
Max speed: 220 km/h 217 km/h
Service ceiling: 8,200 m 7,600 m
Weight empty: 500 kg 513 kg (1,130 lb)
Weight max: 650 kg (1,430 lb) 1020 kg (2,249 lb)
Armament: 4 hardpoints for laser guided smart munition 2 hardpoints to carry combinations of 2 × AGM-114 Hellfire (MQ-1B), 4 × AIM-92 Stinger (MQ-1B), 6 × AGM-176 Griffin air-to-surface missiles




Length: 6.5 m 8.23 m
Width: 12 m 14.8 m
Height: 2.2 m 2.1 m


Bayraktar TB2
Bayraktar TB2
Author: By Bayhaluk - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, License
General Atomics MQ-1 Predator
General Atomics MQ-1 Predator
Author: By Lt. Col. Leslie Pratt -, Public Domain, License