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RQ-4A/B Global Hawk HALE Reconnaissance UAV

Empty Weight Including Fluids

9,200lb

Payload

1,900lb (RQ-4B - 3,000lb)

Take-Off Fuel

14,500lb

Take-Off Gross Weight

25,600lb (RQ-4B - 32,250lb)

Engine

Rolls-Royce North America AE3007H turbofan

Maximum Endurance

42 hours (RQ-4B - 33 hours)

On-Station Endurance at 3,000nm

24 hours

Loiter Velocity

343kt TAS

Maximum Altitude

65,000ft

Satellite Communications Datalink

1.5Mbps, 8.67Mbps, 20Mbps, 30Mbps, 40Mbps, 47.9Mbps

Line of Sight (LOS) Datalink

137Mbps

Wingspan

116.2ft (RQ-4B - 130.9ft)

Length

44.4ft (RQ-4B - 47.6ft)

Height

15.2ft

Gross weight

25,600lb

Payload

2,000lb

Ferry Range

14,000nm

Width

4.8ft

Length

44.4ft

Each V-Tail Area

42.8ft²

Each Span

11.4ft

Aspect Ratio

3:1

V-Tail Dihedral Angle

50°

Wing Area

540ft²

Wingspan

116.2ft

Wing Aspect Ratio

25:1

Wing One-Quarter Chord Sweep

5.9°

Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)

1m/0.3m resolution (WAS / Spot)

Moving Target Indicator (MTI) Mode

4kt minimum detectable velocity

Electro-Optical

NIIRS 5.5 / 6.5 (WAS/Spot)

Infrared

NIIRS 5.0 / 6.0 (WAS/Spot)

Location Accuracy

20m Circular Error of Probability (CEP)

Wide Area Search

40,000nm²/d

Target Coverage

1,900 spot targets per day
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