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MQ-8C Fire Scout achieves initial operational capability

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND: The Navy declared initial operational capability of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter June 28 clearing the way for fleet...

HSC-23 Successfully Executes First MQ-8B Remote Designation Hellfire Shot

The "Wildcards" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 made history Sept. 14 when they used a MQ-8B unmanned air system as a laser...

US Navy MQ-8B Fire Scout Deploys with New Radar Capability

The MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter recently deployed with the USS Coronado (LCS-4) to begin flight operations using its new maritime surveillance radar. The AN/ZPY-4(V)1...
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MQ-8C Fire Scout Completes Operational Assessment

The MQ-8C Fire Scout completed a three week operational assessment period Nov. 20 at Naval Base Ventura County at Point Mugu, California. The OA included...
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US Navy Demonstrates Endurance on the MQ-8C Fire Scout

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy successfully demonstrated endurance capabilities with the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter. On a planned 10+ hour flight and...

Fire Scout UAV, Seahawk Tested on LCS 1

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) and the U.S. Navy successfully flew the unmanned MQ-8B Fire Scout simultaneously with the MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter for the...

Northrop to Build Five More MQ-8C Fire Scouts for the US Navy

Northrop Grumman will build five additional U.S. Navy MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters, which allow ship commanders to extend their intelligence-gathering capabilities far...

Northrop Delivers Additional MQ-8C Fire Scout to the US Navy

Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered the second MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter to the U.S. Navy after completing final assembly at the company's unmanned...

Navy’s New Fire Scout Unmanned Helicopter Takes Its First Flight

The Navy's newest variant of the Fire Scout unmanned helicopter completed its first day of flying Oct. 31 at Naval Base Ventura County at...

First Upgraded MQ-8C Fire Scout Delivered to US Navy

The U.S. Navy got its first look at the upgraded MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned system when Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) delivered its first MQ-8C...