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CAIG Wing Loong and IAI Eitan (Heron TP)

CAIG Wing Loong IAI Eitan (Heron TP)
The CAIG Wing Loong can be also called the Chengdu Pterodactyl I. It's a Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance unmanned combat aerial vehicle. It was developed in People's Republic of China by the Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group. The general idea of its creators was to provide a vehicle, that can be used as a surveillance and aerial reconnaissance platform. IAI Eitan is an unmanned combat aerial vehicle, which was developer in Israel around 2004. It was invented by Israel Aerospace Industries (the Malat division of it) and it's a newer, updated version of the IAI Heron.
Name: CAIG Wing Loong IAI Eitan (Heron TP)
Type: Medium-altitude long-endurance Medium-altitude long-endurance
Origin: China Israel
Produced: 2009 2004
Unit cost: - -
Full description: Description, operators Description, operators


Range: 4,000 km (2,500 mi) 7,400 km (4,600 mi)
Max speed: 280 km/h 407 km/h
Service ceiling: 5,000 m 14,000 m
Weight empty: 2700 kg
Weight max: 5400 kg
Armament: Air-to-surface weapons - 200kg




Length: 9 m 14 m
Width: 14 m 26 m
Height: 2.77 m -


CAIG Wing Loong
CAIG Wing Loong
Author: By FFA P-16 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, License
IAI Eitan (Heron TP)
IAI Eitan (Heron TP)
Author: By MathKnight and Zachi Evenor - Own work, CC BY 4.0, License