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MINATO, Japan (March 18, 2011) An aerial view of Minato, Japan, a week after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami devastated the area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ethan Johnson/Released)
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The Altus-II UAV, shown here with gear down, is a high altitude variant of the Predator UAV. It is powered by a 4-cylinder, 4-cycle,liquid/air cooled Rotax engine. Equipped with a single stage of turbo-charging, the Altus-II is capable of 45,000 feet maximum altitude. When a second stage turbo charger is installed, Altus-II should reach 65,000 feet.