Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
RQ-1 - Initial Series Designation indicating primary reconnaissance role.
RQ-1A - Preproduction designation of complete Predator UAV system (including ground control stations).
RQ-1K - Preproduction designation of Predator airframes.
RQ-1B - Production designation of complete Predator UAV system (including ground control ststations).
RQ-1L - Production designation of Predator airframes.
MQ-1 - Redesignation in 2002 indicating addition of armed reconnaissance role.
MQ-1A - Provision for AGM-114 Hellfire or AIM-92 Stinger missiles; sans aperture radar functionality.
MQ-1B - Revised antenna; fuselage spine VHF protrusion; dorsal and ventral intakes.
MQ-1B Block 10/15 - Modernized avionics suite and communications control; revised tail unit.
MQ-1C "Grey Eagle" - Upgraded Predator currently (2013) under development.
Predator XP - Export Variant; sans all weapon capabilities.