Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
RQ-7A - Model of 2002/2003; initial Production Model Designation.
RQ-7B - Model of 2004; larger wings; redesigned and more efficient airfoil; increased fuel capacity and range/endurance (7 hours); redesigned and larger tail unit; improved avionics suite; improved payload; TCDL (Tactical Common Data Link).
Shadow M2 - Test vehicleof 2011; blended wing/body; increased domensions and payload capabilities.
Shadow 600 - Fuel-injected engine; swept wings; larger UAV EL 801 52-horsepower engine for improved performance; larger version of RQ-7 series.
SR/C Shadow - Joint Textron / Bell initiative covering two modified Shadow UAVs with VTOL capability.