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MQ-4C Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS)
RQ-4A Broad Area Maritime Surveillance - Demonstrator (BAMS-D)
Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS)

Primary Function Persistent Maritime ISR
Contractor Northrop Grumman
Propulsion Rolls-Royce AE3007H
Endurance 30 hours
Length 47.6 feet (14.5 meters)
Wingspan 130.9 feet (39.9 meters)
Height 15.4 feet (4.7 meters)
Max design gross take-off 32,250 pounds (14,628.4 kilograms)
Airspeed 320 knots (approximately 357 miles per hour)
Ceiling 60,000 feet (18,288 meters)
Range 8,200 nautical miles (15,186.4 kilometers); max unrefueled range
Crew 4 per ground station (Air Vehicle Operator, Tactical Coordintor, 2 Mission Payload Operators)
Payloads Communications relay capability, beyond line of sight and line of sight communications and the following 360-degree Field Of Regard (FOR)
sensors Multi-Function Active Sensor (MFAS) Maritime Radar, Electro-Optical / Infrared (EO/IR) sensor, Automatic Identification System (AIS) receiver and Electronic Support Measures (ESM)

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