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MQ-9 Reaper
Predator B

Primary Function Unmanned hunter/killer weapon system
Contractor General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.
Power Plant Allied Signal TPE331-10GD turboprop engine, producing 900 shaft horsepower
Length 36 feet (11 meters)
Height 12.5 feet (3.8 meters)
Weight 3,700 pounds (1,676 kilograms) empty
Maximum takeoff weight 10,500 pounds (4,760 kilograms)
Wingspan 66 feet (20.1 meters)
Combat Radius 1,655 nautical miles (1,878 miles)
Ceiling Up to 50,000 feet (15,240 meters)
Fuel Capacity 4,000 pounds (602 gallons)
Payload 3,750 pounds (1,701 kilograms)
Armament Combination of AGM-114 HELLFIRE missiles, GBU-12 and GBU-38 JDAM
Crew (remote) Two (pilot and sensor operator)
System Cost $69.1 million (includes four aircraft with sensors) (fiscal 2006 dollars)

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