DARPA plans craft for five-year flight

Mar 5, 2008 (CNET NEWS) — /SNIP/ Call it a “persistent pseudo-satellite capability in an aircraft package”–DARPA does. Documents from the R&D agency envision the Vulture as being able to loiter uninterrupted over an area for more than five years at a time while performing intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and communication missions. Full Report