Country of Origin: USA.
Similar Aerial Platforms: D-3, I 24 I.
Role: Reconnaissance, target.
Armament: Usually none.
Dimensions: 22 ft, 10 in (6.98 m). Span: 12 ft, 10 in (3.93 m).
Performance: Speed 220 to 550 knots. Altitude 100 to 55,000 ft. Flight time 60 minutes.
Internal payload capacity is 380 lbs (172 kg). External payload capacity is 600 lbs (272 kg) per wing.
The BQM-34 is a high powered, fixed wing, subsonic, turbojet powered, reusable drone.
Serving as a tug vehicle, the drone can pull low-cost tow targets including radar, IR, and gunnery devices.
During flight, the BQM-34 is remotely controlled through all flight maneuvers by an on-board flight control system,
and is recovered via a parachute recovery system. This recovery system is initiated by direct command of the remote control operator,
by loss of power, or by loss of carrier signal.
Wings: Mid-mounted, swept-back, and untapered with angular tips.
Engine(s): Bulging jet on belly. Oval intake and round exhaust.
Fuselage: Round, tapered front and rear. Pointed nose and tail cone. Belly fin.
Tail: Flats high-mounted, swept-back, and untapered. Fin swept-back and tapered.
China, Iran, Israel, USA.