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DIMDEX 2022: General Atomics showcases SeaGuardian UAS.

| 2022

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) features the actual SeaGuardian Unmanned Aircraft System as part of its display at the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference.

Russian Vyborg Shipyard laid the Purga ice class coastguard ship of project 23550 925 001 SeaGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (Picture source: Navy Recognition)

The SeaGuardian RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft System) is a naval variant of the MQ-9B SkyGuardian that can be configured to conduct maritime ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) missions. It can be configured with cross-domain capabilities for a vast range of maritime surveillance operations.

The MQ-9B Seaguardian has a length of 11.7 meters and wingspans of 24 meters with a maximum gross take-off weight of 5,670 kg and a fuel capacity of 2,721 kg.

It can carry 363 kg of payloads in the fuselage and 1,814 kg of payloads externally. It can fly at a maximum speed of 210 knots with a maximum range of 5,000 NMI at a maximum altitude of 40,000 MSL.

The Remotely Piloted Aircraft System is equipped with precision-guided munitions, Paveway IV laser-guided bomb, and Brimstone 2 air-to-surface missiles.


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