Northrop Grumman and Ultra equipped a modified, manned Bell 407 (acting as an MQ-8C Fire Scout surrogate) platform with Ultra sonobuoys...
Tag Archives : MQ-8C
01 Feb 2021
The US Department of Defense began an effort to replace the US Navy’s MH-60S/R Seahawk helicopters and MQ-8B/C Fire Scout UAVs.
08 May 2020
The U.S. Navy, with support from Northrop Grumman Corporation, commenced flight testing of the MQ-8C Fire Scout equipped with the Leonardo AN/ZPY-8 radar.
09 Jul 2019
The U.S. Navy declared initial operational capability (IOC) of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter June 28 clearing the way for fleet operations and training.