Greek Talos Takes the Skies

Greek Talos Takes the Skies
Greek Talos Takes the Skies

Greek companies carry out various unmanned aerial systems (UAS) programs. Talos, which developed in line with these efforts, conducted its maiden flight.


Greece-based Spirit Aeronautical Systems (SAS Tech) completed the first flight of Talos unmanned aerial system. Information was published on the official Instagram account company. Aerodynamic parameters are measured during short-endurance flight. The system landed without a problem.

Greek Talos Takes the Skies

Talos unmanned aerial vehicle is 4,4 metres long. The calculated top speed of the aircraft is announced as 180 km/h and can be operated in 500 kilometres operational radius. Maximum take-off weight is around 200 kilograms.

Greek Talos Takes the Skies

According to image evaluations, it can be assumed that the datalink capability is low because the image quality that the operator gets at the console is low. The fuselage's aerodynamic structure has some faults because it does not seem to be aerodynamic.

Greek Talos Takes the Skies

Athens is expecting to close the gap with Ankara. Greek media published news about these kinds of studies. The capability gap is huge when comparing UAS characteristics of the Greek Defence Industry with Turkish UAVs. MIUS is expected to perform its maiden flight soon. Akıncı is capable of carrying a Mark-84 class bunker buster. Aksungur performs flights with Mark-82. MALE-class Anka, TB2 and Karayel tactical UAVs are already exported to many foreign users.