Operator: UAE Jordan Yemen
Status: In Service/On Order In Service/On Order Cancelled following Houthi take-over in early 2015
Number: 18/20 6/4 4-10
Cost: First 6: $0 (Gift from UAE); Last 4: Unknown
Acquired: 2010-2016 First 6: 2013; Last 4: by Sept. 2016
General Specs
Country of origin: United States
Role: Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR)/Light attack
Manufacturer: Air Tractor
Introduced: 2008
Power plant: Pratt & Whitney PT6A-67F
Wingspan: 59.2 ft (18.04 m)
Length: 35.7 ft (10.87 m)
Height: 11.5 ft  (3.5 m)
Weight (empty): 7,836 lbs
Maximum takeoff weight: 16,000 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 380 US gal (+360 US gal auxiliary fuel capacity in fuselage)
Speed: 245.1 mph *unarmed
Ceiling: 25,000 ft
Range: 1499 miles *
Crew: 2
Armament: 9 Hardpoints or 8,164 lbs weapon load
Guns 2 x .50 cal GAU-19/A three-barrel Gatling guns – 2,900 rounds
Air-to-ground 38 x DAGR laser guided rockets
8 x AGM-114 Hellfire missiles
250 lb laser-guided bombs
MK82 bombs
GBU-12 Paveway II laser-guided bombs
GBU-39 Small Diameter bomb
Radar/Sensors: L3 Wescam MX15Di sensor turret system
Countermeasures/ Defenses:
Misc Systems: Wulfsberg Flexcomm tactical modular multi-band airborne FM/AM/UHF radio
Remotely operated video enhanced receiver (ROVER) compact multi-band data link (CMDL)

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