Re: MQ-4C Triton


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Message posted by BoomerFrom47 on February 28, 2016 at 11:19:21 PST:

I can't imagine where you got that number. The request I see has $279 mil. That included 3 aircraft, the sensors, a new control station, training new crews, and a new forward base. It also covers some R&D to finish up some testing.

The Triton looks like the Global Hawk, on which it was based. However, it flies longer, has anti-ice with a different engine model, has different and more sensors, and has different comms. It is built to the Navy requirements so that it can communicate with ships.

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In Reply to: MQ-4C Triton posted by Mark on February 26, 2016 at 19:29:56 PST:

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