BreakingDefense is reporting the Marines are looking for a large tilt rotor UAV with Reaper MQ-9 like capabilities.
This might sound familiar because a big part of the DeepWater program was a tilt rotor UAV called the Eagle Eye.
Reaper is a relatively large UAV with a max. takeoff weight of 10,494 lb (4,760 kg). That is about a thousand pounds more than an MH-65 and more than four times the size of the Eagle Eye. Still, if the Marines do succeed in creating a vertical take-off UAV, it may be something the Coast Guard will want to use.
A bit more here: http://www.janes.com/article/63304/usmc-aiming-for-shipboard-capable-and-expeditionary-uas
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