General Atomics speeds efforts to design a longer range UAV as a Navy unmanned maritime patrol aircraft
The competition for an unmanned maritime surveillance aircraft is intensifying with a new concept from the workshops of General Atomics that features two days' endurance at altitudes up to 50,000 ft. The turboprop design has been dubbed the Predator B-ER, for extended range. It adds an 86-ft. wing from the Altair research aircraft and conformal fuel tanks to the original Predator B airframe. The program is progressing quickly because the company's resources have been refocused on the ...
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