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MQ-9B SkyGuardian Technical Specifications

OBJECTIVE
Perform over-the-horizon long-endurance, medium-altitude Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions.
CHARACTERISTICS
Wing Span 79 ft (24m)
Length 38 ft (11.7m)
Powerplant Honeywell TPE331-10 Turboprop
Max Gross Takeoff Weight 12,500 lb (5670 kg)
Fuel Capacity 6,000 lb (2721 kg)
Payload Capacity 4,750 lb (2155 kg) across
9 hardpoints (8 wing, 1 centerline)
800 lb internal (363 kg)
Power 45 kVA
Backup Power 2 kW
PERFORMANCE
Max Altitude 40,000+ ft MSL
Max Endurance 40+ hr
Max Air Speed 210 KTAS
Max Range 6,000+ nmi
CONTROL/DATA LINKS
Line-of-Sight C-Band
Over-the-Horizon X-, Ku-, or Ka-Band BLOS
Backup Inmarsat SATCOM
FEATURES
  • High Definition EO/IR
  • GA-ASI Lynx Multi-mode Radar
  • Precision guided munitions
  • Dual VHF/UHF certified radios
  • DO-178 and DO-254 design assurance for software and avionics
  • De-ice/Anti-ice system
  • Sense and Avoid
    (TCAS/ADS-B/IFF – with provisions for Due Regard Radar)
  • STANAG 4671 compliant type certifiable design
  • All weather capable including lightning protection
  • Fatigue and damage tolerant airframe, 40,000 hour service life
  • Automatic takeoff and land
  • Fire protected engine bay
  • Other customer specific payloads
MQ-9B SeaGuardian Mission Kit: (Optional)
  • Multimode 360° Maritime Surface Search Radar
  • Automatic Information System (AIS)
DOWNLOADABLE LITERATURE

Media Booklet: UK Industry Capabilities and Contributions to the Future of MQ-9B SkyGuardian

SkyGuardian and the trans-Atlantic flight

Air Tattoo – SkyGuardian: Most Advanced RPAS

Spec Sheet – MQ-9B SkyGuardian