YEMEN Press Agency

In video: Surface-to-air missile targets Scan Eagle spy aircraft in Marib

مشاهد لاسقاط طائرة سكان ايغل الأمريكية في محافظة مارب

SANAA, Jun. 20 (YPA) – Military media of the Yemeni army released on Sunday scenes downing the American spy plane, Scan Eagle, which the Air Defense Forces managed to shoot down in Serwah district of Marib.

The video showed the Air Defense Forces of the army managed to shoot down Scan Eagle with Surface-to-air missile.

General Characteristics for Scan Eagle:

Primary Function: Reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition

Contractor: Boeing, Inc. and Insitu Group

Power Plant: 3W 2-stroke piston engine; 1.5 horsepower
Wingspan: 10.2 feet (3.1 meters
Length: 3.9 feet (1.19 meters)
Weight: 39.7 lbs (18 kilograms)
Speed: 55-80 mph
Endurance: 20 + hours
Operating Altitude: 16,000 feet air ground level (4,876 meters)
System Cost: approximately $3.2 million (2006 dollars)
Payload: High resolution, day/night camera and thermal imager
Inventory: Active force, 1 system