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Unmanned Aircraft

Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk
Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk
MODEL/DESIGNATION LENGTH (FT./M) SPAN (FT./M) GROSS WEIGHT (LB./KG) POWERPLANT (NO./TYPE) POWER/THRUST PAYLOAD, LB./KG (WT./TYPE) SPEED (KT./KM/H) ENDURANCE MAX. ALTITUDE (FT./M)
AAI Corp.
RQ-7Bv2 Shadow 11.8/3.596 20.4/6.217 467/211.8 1 × UEL AR741 rotary 38 hp/28.3 kW 45-80/20.4-36.2 (EO/IR/LD) 90-110/ 166-203 9 hr. 15,000/4,572
AeroVironment Inc.
RQ-11B Raven 3/0.914 4.5/1.371 4.2/1.9 1 × electric 200 W 6.5 oz./184.2 gram (EO/IR) 17-44/31-81 60-90 min. 500/152.4
RQ-20A Puma AE 4.6/1.402 9.2/2.804 13/5.8 1 × electric 600 W EO/IR 20-45/37-83 2 hr. 500/152.4
Elbit Systems
Hermes 450 20/6.096 34.5/10.515 1,200/544.3 1 × UEL AR801 rotary 60 hp/44.7 kW 400/181.4 (EO/IR/LD) 70-95/129-175 17 hr. 18,000/5,486.4
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
MQ-1C Gray Eagle 28/8.534 56/17.068 3,200/1,451.5 1 × Thielert Centurion 2.0 HFE 135 hp/100.6 kW 1,075/487.6 internal/external 167/309 25 hr. 29,000/8,839.2
MQ-9 Reaper 36/10.972 66/20.116 10,500/4,762.7 1 × Honeywell TPE331-10 900 shp/671.1 kW 3,850/1,746.3 internal/external 240/444 27 hr.+ 50,000/15,240
Insitu
RQ-21A Blackjack 7.2/2.194 16/4.876 135/61.2 1 × NWUAV gas/HFE 8 hp/5.9 kW 37.5/17.0 (EO/IR/LRF) 55-80+/ 101-148+ 24 hr. 15,000+/4,572+
ScanEagle 2 5.6/1.706 10.2/3.108 51.8/23.4 1 × N20 (gas), N21 (HFE) 2.7 hp/2.0 kW 7.7/3.4 (EO/IR+) 50-80/92-148 16 hr.+ 19,500/5,943.6
Israel Aerospace Industries
Heron TP 45.9/13.990 85.3/25.999 10,230/4,640.2 1 × P&WC PT6A 1,200 shp/894.8 kW 4,400/1,995.8 (EO/IR, SAR, Elint, comm) 242/448 36 hr. 45,000/13,716
Super Heron HF 55.8/17.007 3,200/1,451.5 1 × HFE 200 hp+/149.1+ kW 990/449.0 (EO/IR, SAR, Elint, comm) 60-150+/ 111-277+ up to 45 hr. 30,000+/9,144
Lockheed Martin
Fury 1500 14.3/4.358 300+/136.0+ 1 × HFE 75-125/34.0-56.6 (ISR + EW) 65-95/120-175 15 hr.+ 15,000/4,572
Northrop Grumman
MQ-4C Triton 47.6/14.508 130.9/39.898 32,250/14,628.4 1 × R-R AE3007H 9,500 lb./42.25 kN 3,200/1,451.5 internal 2,400/1,088.6 external 357/661 24 hr. 56,500/17,221.2
MQ-8C Fire Scout 41.4/12.618 35/10.668 (rotor diameter) 6,000/2,721.5 1 × R-R M250-C47E 700 shp/521.9 kW 1,000/453.5 internal 2,600/1,179.3 sling load 140/259 12 hr. 17,000/5,181.6
Piaggio Aero
P.1HH HammerHead 47.3/14.417 51.2/15.605 13,500/6,123.5 2 × P&WC PT6A-66B 850 shp/633.8 kW each 500/226.7 (EO/IR, SAR) 395/731 16 hr. 45,000/13,716
Turkish Aerospace Industries
Anka 26.2/7.985 56.8/17.312 3,530/1,601.1 1 × HFE 155 hp/115.5 kW 440/199.5 (EO/IR/LD, SAR) 110/203 24 hr. 30,000/9,144