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General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper and IAI Eitan (Heron TP)

General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper IAI Eitan (Heron TP)
The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper (also known as Predator B) is an unmanned combat aerial vehicle. It's able to perform an autonomous flight operations or remotely controlled ones (with a human ground controller). It was developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) and the main reason of its creation were the combat needs of United States Air Force. 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-9 Reaper IAI Eitan (Heron TP)
Type: long-endurance, high-altitude Medium-altitude long-endurance
Origin: United States Israel
Produced: 2007 2004
Unit cost: - -
Full description: Description, operators Description, operators


Range: 1,900 km (1,200 mi) 7,400 km (4,600 mi)
Max speed: 482 km/h 407 km/h
Service ceiling: 15,420 m 14,000 m
Weight empty: 2,223 kg (4,901 lb) 2700 kg
Weight max: 4,760 kg (10,494 lb) 5400 kg
Armament: 7 hardpoints, on the two inboard weapons stations 680kg, on the two middle stations 340 kg, on the outboard stations 68 kg




Length: 11 m 14 m
Width: 20 m 26 m
Height: 3.81 m -


General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
Author: By Lt. Col. Leslie Pratt - commons file, Public Domain, License
IAI Eitan (Heron TP)
IAI Eitan (Heron TP)
Author: By MathKnight and Zachi Evenor - Own work, CC BY 4.0, License