Heron TP (Eitan)

Operator: Israel Jordan
Status: In service Reportedly on order
Number: 8 Unknown
Cost: Unknown
Acquired: 2010 Deal reportedly struck in August 2015
General specs
Country of origin: Israel
Role: Medium altitude long endurance (MALE) reconnaissance
Manufacturer: Israel Aerospace Industries
Introduced: 2006
Take-off: Autonomous conventional take-off
Landing: Autonomous conventional landing
Power plant: Pratt & Whitney Canada PT-6A
Thrust: 1,200 hp (895 kW)
Wingspan: 85 ft (26 m)
Length: 46 ft (14 m)
Maximum takeoff weight: 10,251 lb (4,650 kg)
Max payload: 2,200 lb (1000 kg)
Fuel capacity:
Speed: 150 mph (241.4 km/h)
Ceiling: 45,000 ft (13,716 m)
Endurance: 36 hours
Range: Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) with SATCOM
Armament: Spike/Tamuz (rumored)
Radar/Sensors: Electro-optics/Infrared
Laser Range Finder
Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)
Maritime Patrol Radar (MPR)
Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) sensors
Communications Intelligence (COMINT) sensors
Electronic Support Measures (ESM)
Countermeasures/Defenses: Israeli-made self-defense systems
Misc Systems: Automatic de-icing system
Communications relay
Retractable landing gear


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