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General Atomics MQ-1 Predator and IAI Eitan (Heron TP)

General Atomics MQ-1 Predator IAI Eitan (Heron TP)
MQ-1 Predator - UCAV (unmanned combat aerial vehicle) manufactured by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems - an American defense and energy corporation. It was used by United States Air Force and Central Intelligence Agency. The drone was used in Afghanistan, Pakistan, as well as during the intervention of NATO in Bosnia. Recently, it was used in 2014, during the intervention in Syria. 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: General Atomics MQ-1 Predator IAI Eitan (Heron TP)
Type: medium-altitude, long-endurance Medium-altitude long-endurance
Origin: United States Israel
Produced: 1995–2018 2004
Unit cost: - -
Full description: Description, operators Description, operators


Range: 1,250 km (777 mi) 7,400 km (4,600 mi)
Max speed: 217 km/h 407 km/h
Service ceiling: 7,600 m 14,000 m
Weight empty: 513 kg (1,130 lb) 2700 kg
Weight max: 1020 kg (2,249 lb) 5400 kg
Armament: 2 hardpoints to carry combinations of 2 × AGM-114 Hellfire (MQ-1B), 4 × AIM-92 Stinger (MQ-1B), 6 × AGM-176 Griffin air-to-surface missiles




Length: 8.23 m 14 m
Width: 14.8 m 26 m
Height: 2.1 m -


General Atomics MQ-1 Predator
General Atomics MQ-1 Predator
Author: By Lt. Col. Leslie Pratt -, Public Domain, License
IAI Eitan (Heron TP)
IAI Eitan (Heron TP)
Author: By MathKnight and Zachi Evenor - Own work, CC BY 4.0, License