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PAKISTAN AIR FORCE Officially Deploys TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 Medium Altitude Long Endurance Tactical Combat Drone For Combat Missions:

PAKISTAN AIR FORCE has officially deployed the TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 Unmanned Medium Altitude Long Endurance Tactical Combat Drones for Combat Missions. 

Back in Mid-2021, PAKISTAN has inked the Defense Deal with its Iron Brother TURKEY for the procurement of Undisclosed Numbers of Hi-Tech TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 Medium Altitude Long Endurance Tactical Combat Drones and ANKA-S Medium Altitude Long Endurance Tactical Combat Drones.

CHAIRMAN JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF COMMITTEE (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza embarked an important and official Visit to the Brotherly Country TURKEY to ink the deal for the procurement of Bayraktar TB2 Combat Drones and ANKA-S MALE Combat Drones for PAKISTAN ARMED FORCES.  

PAKISTAN has acquired the initial batch of TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 Drone, along with the control units, ammunitions and associated equipment, from its Iron Brother TURKEY back in mid-2021.

After acquiring the TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 UCAV, the PAKISTAN AIR FORCE carried out the vigorous testing of drones in various undisclosed parts in the Sacred Country PAKISTAN. After the clearance of all those Tests, PAKISTAN AIR FORCE has officially deployed and operationalized the TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 MALE UCAV.

After all the tests went successful, then PAKISTAN AIR FORCE has officially operationalized and deployed the newly acquired TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 UCAV MALE Drone for Combat Missions in and outside PAKISTAN.

The TURKISH BAyraktar TB2 MALE Tactical Combat Drone has embraced Worldwide appreciation during the AZERBAIJAN and armenia war in which the TB2 Drone Successfully eliminates all the high-value armenian targets with pinpoint accuracy.

The deployment of such potent and battle-proven Bayraktar TB2 MALE Tactical Drone will significantly enhances the Armed Reconnaissance and Offensive Capability of PAKISTAN ARMED FORCES against india, the arch enemy of both Iron Brothers PAKISTAN and CHINA, in a future potential war.

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Salient Features of TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 UCAV MALE Drone:

The TURKISH TB2 MALE Tactical Drone is a cutting-edge Drone that is developed by PAKISTAN Iron Brother TURKEY back in 2007. The TB2 Tactical Combat Drone made its first flight in 2009. In the same year, the TURKISH Military selected the drone for Combat Missions.

The Bayraktar TB2 MALE Combat Tactical Drone completed its first acceptance tests and inducted by the TURKISH Land Forces in the year of 2014.

  1. Design of TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 MALE Tactical Combat Drone:

The TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 Medium Altitude Long Endurance Tactical Combat Drone features a monocoque design that exhibits a v-tail structure. The fuselage of TB2 MALE Combat Drone is made from the various hybrid composites, including the Kevlar, Carbon Fiber and so on.

The joint segments made from the precision Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machined aluminum parts.

The engine of the TB2 MALE Tactical Combat UAV is located between the tail of the Drone.

Each system of TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 MALE Tactical Combat Drone consists of 6 UCAV, Two Ground Control Stations (GCS), Two Remote Video Terminals (TVTs), Three Ground Data Terminals (GDTs) and Ground Support Equipment.

 

  1. Length and Height of TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 MALE Combat Drones:

 The TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 MALE Tactical Combat Drone features the wing span of 12 meters and it has a total length of 6.5 meters. The TB2 Drone has a maximum weight up to 650 Kilograms in total.

  1. Payload of TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 MALE Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle:

The TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 MALE Tactical Combat Drone is fully capable of carrying a payload of 150 Kilograms in total and it also has the ability to fly both day and night time.

The standard payload of TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 MALE Tactical Combat Drone includes the Infrared (IR) Camera Module, a Laser Designator, a Laser Range Finder (LRF), an Electro-Optical (EO) Camera Module and a Laser Pointer.

  1. Weaponry of TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 MALE Tactical Combat Drone:

The TURKISH Bayraktar MALE Combat Drone can easily be armed with the Micro Smart Munition (MAM) and Micro Smart Munition Lightweight (MAM-L) and UMTAS Missiles.

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  1. Ground Control Station of Bayraktar TB2 MALE Tactical Combat Drone:

The TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 MALE Tactical Combat UAV is controlled by the dedicated Ground Control Station (GCS) that is based on the NATO specification ACE-III mobile shelter unit.

The Ground Control Station integrated the Payload Operator, Pilot and Image Exploitation consoles.

The GCS of TB2 MALE Combat UAV features the Air Conditioning Unit, Internal Communication System, Wireless Systems, Power Supply Units, Rack Cabinets and the Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Air Filtration System.

  1. Engine of TURKISH TB2 MALE Combat Drone:

The TURKISH TB2 MALE Tactical Combat Drone is powered by the 1 Number of Rotax 912 Internal Combustion Engine, which develops 105 horsepower. The engine drives a dual-blade variable pitch propeller.

The TB2 MALE Tactical Combat Drone has a maximum speed of 220 Kilometers and it has a maximum range of 300 Kilometers in total.

The TB2 MALE UCAV can fly at a maximum altitude of 27,030 ft and it has a total endurance of up to 27 Hours in total.

  1. Avionics of TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 MALE Tactical Combat Drone:

The TURKISH TB2 Tactical Combat Drone is equipped with the Triple Redundant Avionics System. Its Avionics suite consists of different units, including the Engine Control, Microcontroller, Engine Signal Processing, Servo Motor Power Control and I/O and GPS Received units.

The TB2 MALE Tactical Combat Drone also features the Alpha Beta Sensor Modules, Laser Altimeter, Pitot Static Sensor, Fuel Level Sensors and Temperature Sensors.

  1. Flight Control and Navigation System of TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 MALE Tactical Combat Drone:

The Bayraktar TB2 MALE Tactical Combat Drone features the autonomous Taxi, Navigation, Take-off, Landing and Parking Operations.

The Sensor Fusion Architecture uses the modern non-linear control techniques that ensure the optimal control and guidance of the UAV.

The TB2 MALE Tactical Combat Vehicle is also capable of deploying semi-auto modes during the missions.

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Technical Specs of TURKISH Bayraktar TB2 MALE Tactical Combat Drone:

  1. Origin Country: TURKEY
  2. Entered in Service: 2014
  3. Total Length of Bayraktar TB2 Drone: 6.5 meters
  4. Total Height of Bayraktar TB2 MALE Combat Drone: 3.2 meters
  5. Wing Span: 12 meters
  6. Empty Weight: 420 Kilograms
  7. Maximum Take-off Weight (MTOW): 650 Kilograms
  8. Engine: 1 x Rotax 912
  9. Power of Engine: 105 horsepower
  10. Maximum Speed: 220km+
  11. Range: 300 Kilometers
  12. Total Endurance: 27 Hours
  13. Missiles: 4 x MAM-C or MAM-L Smart Missiles

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