Türkiye-based Titra defense company is set to finalize tests for a a hand-launched loitering munition. Named DELI, the kamikaze drone will conduct a final test with a 2.5 kg warhead, supplied by Tubitak SAGE, in October.
DELI is carried in a backpack and can operate in swarms of up to 21 aircraft. It has an operating range in excess of 40 km and an endurance of 35 minutes, Jane’s Defence magazine reported. DELI has a take-off weight of 13 kg and can achieve a top speed of 150 km/h, while cruising at90 km/h. It has a ceiling of 3,000 m (9,840 ft), and operates at altitudes up to 500 m.