Air International 2013-11
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J.Dorschner - Gulf Surveillance /Military/
Predator обладает значительной продолжительностью полета, позволяющей ему кружить над полем боя подобно стервятнику. Отсутствие на борту летчика позволяет использовать аппарат для выполнения заданий повышенной опасности.
The General Atomics Predator A is the basis for the enhanced Predator XP variant due to enter service with the UAE.
The Saab 2000 AIRTRACER signals intelligence gathering system.
Saab is offering the Skeldar vertical take-off and landing unmanned air vehicle for ISR roles to Gulf nations.
The Beechcraft 350 King Air is the basis of several ISR variants in service in the region. This aircraft serves wit the Iraqi Air Force.
The Beech MC-12W Liberty was used by the US Air Force in Iraq and is currently operational in Afghanistan.
The Cessna AC-208 Armed Caravan' can use AGM-114 Hellfire air-to-surface missions.
In addition to larger platforms, several manufacturers offer special missions versions of smaller types; Cessna has delivered the ISR Caravan to Iraq, among other customers.
The UAE was the launch customer of the Air Tractor AT-802U armed ISR platform.