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Improved Gray Eagle  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2017
Maiden Flight: July 2013
Total Production: 39
Also Known As: IGE, MQ-1C ER Gray Eagle Extended Range and MQ-1C Gray Eagle ER
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Parent System: ERMP
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2009
Maiden Flight: 15 April 2008
Total Production: 184
Total Cost: USD$5.3 billion
Family Members: MQ-1C Gray Eagle
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Description: The Improved Gray Eagle (IGE) is an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) derived from the US Army MQ-1C Gray Eagle. The IGE features increased maximum takeoff weight and longer endurance of up to 40 hours carrying a wider variety of payloads. IGE meets the US Army requirements for an UAS capable of staying on station for up to 14 hours at 1,000 kilometers. The aircraft will perform reconnaissance, surveillance, communications relay, electronic warfare and attack missions. In October 2015 the US Army awarded a contract to General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) for 19 IGE aircraft to be delivered by September 2018. In May 2017, the US Army awarded another contract for 20 Extended Range Gray Eagles to be delivered by 2019.

Improved Gray Eagle Specifications

Crew: 0
Number of Engines: 1
Flight Endurance: 40 hour (2,400 minute)
Fuel Load: 1,300 pound (0.59 ton)
Max Takeoff Weight: 4,200 pound (1.91 ton)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Improved Gray Eagle News

There are 8 news between
26 Jul 2013 and 12 Dec 2019
Thursday, December 12, 2019GA-ASI Awards Gray Eagle ER Modernization Contracts
Thursday, November 21, 2019Gray Eagle ER Successfully Demonstrates GBU-69B Small Glide Munition
Monday, October 8, 2018GA-ASI Completes MQ-1C ER Gray Eagle Unmanned Air Vehicle FOT&E Testing
Wednesday, May 10, 2017US Army Places Order for 20 Extended Range Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft
Thursday, December 8, 2016GA-ASI Starts Flight Testing for Production Representative Gray Eagle Extended Range
Wednesday, October 14, 2015US Army Places Order for 19 Improved Gray Eagles
Wednesday, May 21, 2014Improved Gray Eagle Unmanned Air Vehicle Flies with SIGINT Pod and Hellfire Missiles
Friday, July 26, 2013General Atomics Successfully Flight Tests Improved Gray Eagle

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