Innovative design for upgraded capability

ScanEagle3 was designed to double payload capacity without compromising endurance.

Multi-INT Capability

Carries multiple payloads at double the capacity of our ScanEagle

Rapid Payload Integration

Adjustable wings move to alter center of gravity for rapid payload integration in the field

Long Endurance

A new propulsion system and slotted flaps accommodate more payload weight with increased endurance

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Size and Weight
  • Length: 7.6-8.2 ft / 2.3-2.5 m
  • Wingspan: 13 ft / 4 m
  • Gross takeoff weight: 80 lb / 36.3 kg
  • Max payload weight: 19 lb / 8.6 kg
  • On-board power: 170+ W for payload

Sensors and Data
  • EO950 (EO camera and EO telescope)
  • Dual Imager (EO and MWIR – day and night)
  • ViDAR (maritime surface search)
  • Video datalink: Digital-encrypted
  • C2 datalink: Encrypted, unencrypted
  • Endurance: Up to 18 hours
  • Ceiling: 20,000 ft / 6,096 m
  • Max horizontal speed: 80 knots / 41.2 m/s
  • Cruise speed: 40-50 knots / 20.6-25.7 m/s
  • Engine: Heavy fuel (JP-5/JP-8)

Easy solution for sophisticated payloads

ScanEagle3 doubles the payload capacity of our ScanEagle and can carry multiple payloads simultaneously.

Enhanced Electrical Architecture

Onboard networks and improved industry-standard connections allow easy integration of more sophisticated payloads.

Expedited Acquisition

ScanEagle3 is free of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) in its baseline configuration.

Easy Upgrade

ScanEagle3 provides a simple upgrade path for many existing ScanEagle payloads.

Built to Emerging FAA Standards

Compliance enables future commercial and civil operations.

Proven Experience

With over 1.3 million operational hours, our systems are trusted by defense, government, and commercial customers across 50 global sites of operation.

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  • ScanEagle 3 Flying at Sunset

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