Proteus Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Experimental


Country of Origin: USA

Scaled Composites' Proteus is a twin turbofan high-altitude, multimission experimental aircraft. The Proteus was originally designed for Northrop Grumman to model the potential of a long-endurance, high-altitude, precision-strike UAV, and for NASA as part of the Environmental Research Aircraft and Sensor Technology (ERAST) project. It is designed to carry payloads up to 2,000 lb (910 kg) at altitudes above 60,000 ft (18,290 m), while remaining on station up to 14 hours. Payloads and...

 

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