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Monday, October 27, 2014

Triton UAS Completes Second Transcontinental Flight Across the US

Juliet Van Wagenen

Triton UAS
Triton UAS. Photo: US Navy

[Avionics Today 10-27-2014] The second of three MQ-4C Triton test aircraft made its debut at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., last week after completing its inaugural cross-country flight from Northrop Grumman's Palmdale, Calif., facility. The third test aircraft is scheduled to arrive before the end of the year. 

The Triton integrated test team will continue envelope expansion and conduct sensor, communications and interoperability testing on the three aircraft in preparation for deployment 2017.

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