Turkish Company Vestel Showcasing Armed Variant of the Karayel Tactical UAV at High Tech Port

 
High Tech Port 2016
Online Show Daily News
9 - 12 November 2016
Istanbul, Turkey
 
  Karayel UAV at High Tech Port
 
 
Turkish Company Vestel Showcasing Armed Variant of the Karayel Tactical UAV at High Tech Port
At High Tech Port by MÜSIAD Exhibition held November 9-12, 2016 at CNR Expo Exhibition Center in Istanbul, Turkey, Turskish company showcases for the first time an armed variant of its Karayel tactical UAV.
     
Karayel Tactical UAV High Tech Port 2016 1 Karayel UAV fitted with Rokestan SMM at High Tech Port 2016
     
The Karayel is a surveillance, reconnaissance and combat UAV system developed for the Turkish Armed Forces. It is the first Turkish UAV system developped in accordance with NATO STANAG 4671. It is designed, developped and manufactured according to Turkish Armed Forces requirements.

Karayel UAV system is an autonomous reconnaissance ad surveillance platform indigenously designed, developped and manufactured by Vestel defence industry.

It has a maximum take off weight of 550 Kg with a payload capacity 70 Kg. Its cruise speed is 80 knots, with an endurance of 20 hours and an operational ceiling of 22,500 feet.
     
Karayel Tactical UAV High Tech Port 2016 2
Karayel UAV fitted with Rokestan SMM at High Tech Port 2016
     
With its capable payload, Karayel can not only detect a target but also mark it with its laser designator. Karayel can take off, land and fly a designated mission fully autonomously without assistance from a pilot. Payload capacity and variations are available for both civil and military applications.

The Karayel UAV showcased at High Tech Port 2016 is fitted with two MAM-L Smart Micro Munition (SMM) by Turkish company Roketsan.
 

 

 

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