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Fire Scout VTUAV

Length (Blades Folded)

7m (22.87ft)

Rotor Blade Diameter

8.4m (27.5ft)


2.9m (9.42ft)

Gross Weight

1,156.66kg (2,550lbs) RQ-8A, 1428.8kg (3,150lbs) MQ-8B


Rolls Royce Allison Model 250-C20W

Baseline Payload

Electro-optical and infra-red sensors, laser designator

Maximum Speed

Over 231.5km/h (125kt)


6.1km (20,000ft)

Operating Radius

204km (110nm)

RQ-8A Endurance

Over six hours

MQ-8B Endurance with Baseline 90kg Payload

Over eight hours

MQ-8B Endurance with 226kg (500lb Payload)

Over five hours

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