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IAI Eitan (Heron TP) and Shahed 129

IAI Eitan (Heron TP) Shahed 129
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. The Shahed 129 is an Iranian unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) with a single-engine. It's a medium-altitude long-endurance model, designed by Shahed Aviation Industries. The Shahed 129 can be used for both combat and reconnaissance missions. The UAV was used for airstrikes in the Syrian Civil War. This vehicle is supposed to be the backbone of the Iranian high'end UCAV fleet for ten or more years.
Name: IAI Eitan (Heron TP) Shahed 129
Type: Medium-altitude long-endurance Medium-altitude long-endurance
Origin: Israel Iran
Produced: 2004 2012-present
Unit cost: - -
Full description: Description, operators Description, operators


Range: 7,400 km (4,600 mi) 3,400 km (2,100 mi)
Max speed: 407 km/h
Service ceiling: 14,000 m 7,300 m
Weight empty: 2700 kg
Weight max: 5400 kg
Armament: Bombs: 4 × Sadid-345 PGM




Length: 14 m 8 m
Width: 26 m 16 m
Height: - 3.1 m


IAI Eitan (Heron TP)
IAI Eitan (Heron TP)
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Shahed 129
Shahed 129
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