Not your average mother ship.

090506-F-5136C-006 A Proteus aircraft flies over Southern California carrying the Global Hawk variant of the new Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program radar. An Electronic Systems Center organization, the 851st Electronic Systems Group, has recently reached a key flight milestone for MP-RTIP by completing Radar System Level Performance Verification on two modes. Program officials aim to turn the sensor over to Global Hawk Air Force 18, the service's Block 40 test bed. (Courtesy photo) Matt Hale

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