Algeria Acquires Aksungur UAVs

Algeria Acquires Aksungur UAVs
Algeria Acquires Aksungur UAVs

According to the Algeria-based website, the country has ordered six Turkish Aksungur UAVs from Turkish Aerospace.

The UAVs will serve in Algerian Air Force. With this acquisition, Algeria will become the first export customer for the Aksungur in North Africa.

Algeria Acquires Aksungur UAVs

The twin-engine version of ANKA-S is called Aksungur. It is a Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) class UAV System capable of performing day and night Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) and strike missions with EO/IR, SAR and SIGINT payloads and a variety of air-to-ground ammuniiton. 

Algeria Acquires Aksungur UAVs

Technical Specs


50 hours
Service Ceiling
40,000 ft
Payload Capacity

750+ kg

Maximum Take-Off Weight

3,300 kg
Datalink Range
250+ km
Engine Type
PD-170 Dual Turbo Diesel

Attack/Maritime Patrol Mission

With 750 kg of External Load

12 hours at 25 000 feet
TUSAS Aksungur UAV.pdf