Predator RQ-1 / MQ-1 / MQ-9 –

Predator operated from a tactical control station located aboard the USS Carl Vinson, Nimitz class aircraft carrier. The synthetic aperture radar (SAR) provides Predator with an all-weather, through-the-clouds surveillance capability.



  • Predator UAV fliying at high altitudes unmanned
  • Side profile of the Predator UVA in flight
  • Low flying Predator UAV passing a Nimitz class aircraft carrier
  • Predator UAV in flight over a desert area
  • Predator UAV flying above the cloud line
  • Predator Uav landing on an air strip
  • Predator preparing to land on a runway