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REAPER or Predator B UAS MQ-9

Predator B UAS is called the MQ-9 Reaper by its U.S. Air Force and Royal Air Force customers. The turboprop-powered, multi-mission Predator B Unmanned general atomics reaperAircraft System has greater capabilities than Predator.

Multi-mission Predator B provides a long-endurance, persistent surveillance/strike capability for the war fighter.

Max altitude: 50,000 feet.
Max endurandce: 27 hours.
Wing span: 66 feet
Max TKO: 10,500 lbs.
Max speed: 240 knots

Reaper payloads:
Electo-optic/Infrared (EO/IR)
Lynx® Multi-mode Radar
Multi-mode maritime surveillance radar
Electronic Support Measures (ESM)
Laser designators
Weapons packages.

Powered by the Honeywell TPE331-10 turboprop engine, with Digital Electronic Engine Control (DEEC), which improves engine performance and fuel efficiency.

Used by the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, NASA, the Royal Air Force, the Italian Air Force

 

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