The continuation of this UAV will be the new drone. It will be able to carry and launch 16 Hellfire air-to-surface missiles simultaneously. This is 4 times more than its predecessor.
According to Breaking Defense, the novelty will receive the design of the MQ-1C Gray Eagle attack drone, capable of carrying 8 Stinger air-to-air missiles. The new drone will have increased payload and design changes: the MQ-1C Gray Eagle can lift no more than 360 kg into the air, while the Hellfire missiles weigh 720 kg.