MQ-1C Gray Eagle
The MQ-1C Gray Eagle is a medium-altitude long-endurance) (MALE) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Army. It is an upgrade of the MQ-1 Predator. A special operations configuration can carry two Hellfire missiles and a SIGINT payload for 35 hours.
The MQ-1C Gray Eagle can be used by operators for Close Air Support or reconnaissance. The aircraft’s nose fairing houses a synthetic aperture radar/ground moving target indicator (SAR/GMTI) system, and targeting is also provided with an AN/AAS-52 Multi-spectral Targeting System (MTS) under the nose. The aircraft can carry a payload of 800 pounds and may be armed with weapons such as AGM-114 Hellfire missiles and GBU-44/B Viper Strike guided bombs. Its sensors can fuse infrared imagery and use the SAR to scan and detect changes in terrain like tire tracks, footprints, and buried improvised explosive devices when performing a second scan. When used in a reconnaissance fashion, the Gray Eagle has Notice skill of d8+2.
Length: 28 ft (8 m)
Wingspan: 56 ft (17 m)
Height: 6.9 ft (2.1 m)
Max. takeoff weight: 3,600 lbs (1,633 kg)
Powerplant: 1 × Thielert Centurion 1.7 Heavy-Fuel Engine, 165 HP
Maximum speed: 150 knots (170 mph; 280 km/h)
Endurance: 30 hours
Service ceiling: 29,000 ft (8,840 m)
AN/ZPY-1 STARLite Radar
Attributes: Agility d8, Smarts d6(A), Spirit d6, Strength d6, Vigor d6
Skills: Notice d6, Piloting d8, Stealth d12, Shooting d8
Pace: —; Parry: 2; Toughness: 8(2)
• Advanced Optics Suite: Telescopic, low light, and thermal vision adds a bonus of 2 to sight-based Notice rolls and ignores lighting penalties.
• Armor +2: Armor plating.
• Flight: Pace 18", Climb 3
• Size +1: It has an 8’ wingspan
• Weapon Mount: Hellfire Rockets (Range 24/48/96; Damage 4d8+2; ROF 1–4; Shots 4; HW, MBT)