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

IAI Eitan (Heron TP) General Atomics MQ-1 Predator
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. 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.
Name: IAI Eitan (Heron TP) General Atomics MQ-1 Predator
Type: Medium-altitude long-endurance medium-altitude, long-endurance
Origin: Israel United States
Produced: 2004 1995–2018
Unit cost: - -
Full description: Description, operators Description, operators


Range: 7,400 km (4,600 mi) 1,250 km (777 mi)
Max speed: 407 km/h 217 km/h
Service ceiling: 14,000 m 7,600 m
Weight empty: 2700 kg 513 kg (1,130 lb)
Weight max: 5400 kg 1020 kg (2,249 lb)
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: 14 m 8.23 m
Width: 26 m 14.8 m
Height: - 2.1 m


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