The UAS that invented the agile ISR category
With over 1.2 million flight hours, ScanEagle is the industry’s most trusted long-endurance UAS.
99 percent mission readiness rate (services) and best-in-class reliability
Runway-independent design easily operates from land or at sea
Delivers stable, encrypted air-to-ground comms up to 55nm
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Size and Weight
- Max takeoff weight: 58 lb / 26.5 kg
- Max payload weight: 11 lb / 5 kg
- Payload power: up to 150 W
- Length: 5.6ft / 1.71m
- Wingspan: 10.2 ft / 3.1 m
Sensor and Data Options
- Turret: EO, EO950 (EO camera and EO telescope), MWIR, Dual Imager (EO and MWIR)
- Video Datalink: Analog, digital encrypted
- C2 Datalink: Encrypted, unencrypted
- Endurance: 18 hours
- Ceiling: 19,500 ft / 5,950 m
- Max horizontal speed: 80 knots / 41.2 m/s
- Engine: Heavy fuel (JP-5 or JP 8) or C-10 gasoline engine
Multiple Variants and Configurations Available
ScanEagle is currently available in Block E and Block F (ScanEagle 2) variants. Contact our team to learn more about what’s available with each.
Proven and Trusted
ScanEagle has been continuously deployed on land since 2004 and at sea since 2005, meeting the demanding mission requirements of international defense, government, and commercial customers.
ScanEagle provides persistent daytime and nighttime ISR in some of the world’s most extreme environments.
Field-swappable payloads can be rapidly reconfigured to support a wide range of missions—electronic warfare, ISR, comms relay, overwatch and targeting.
ScanEagle maximizes common architecture, reducing lifecycle and training costs. Our engineering and payload teams can custom-configure your aircraft to suit your mission
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