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TAI Anka and CAIG Wing Loong

TAI Anka CAIG Wing Loong
TAI Anka is a type of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI). It was originally designed for the Turkish Armed Forces and is used by them until this day. An interesting fact is that the name of the drone comes from the Turkish term for phoenix. As of the end of 2020, there are confirmed ongoing negotiations between Pakistan Navy and Turkish Aerospace Industries in terms of sales of the TAI Anka. The CAIG Wing Loong can be also called the Chengdu Pterodactyl I. It's a Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance unmanned combat aerial vehicle. It was developed in People's Republic of China by the Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group. The general idea of its creators was to provide a vehicle, that can be used as a surveillance and aerial reconnaissance platform.
Name: TAI Anka CAIG Wing Loong
Type: medium-altitude long-endurance Medium-altitude long-endurance
Origin: Turkey China
Produced: 2010 2009
Unit cost: - -
Full description: Description, operators Description, operators


Range: 1,448 km (900 mi) 4,000 km (2,500 mi)
Max speed: 217 km/h 280 km/h
Service ceiling: 9,144 m 5,000 m
Weight empty:
Weight max: 1,600 kg (3,527 lb)
Armament: MAM (Smart Micro Munition), Roketsan Cirit, Tubitak-Sage Bozok Laser Guided Rockets Air-to-surface weapons - 200kg




Length: 8 m 9 m
Width: 17.3 m 14 m
Height: 3.4 m 2.77 m


TAI Anka
TAI Anka
Author: By Mustafa.KarabasTUSAS - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, License
CAIG Wing Loong
CAIG Wing Loong
Author: By FFA P-16 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, License