The MQ-8C Fire Scout, made its second operational deployment, and first deployment to the Indo-Pacific Area of Responsibility aboard USS Jackson (LCS-6) ...
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15 Mar 2022
The United States Marine Corps (USMC) and the United States Navy (US Navy) demonstrated manned/unmanned teaming between AH-1Z Viper, UH-1Y Venom and MQ-8C Fire Scout.
24 Jan 2022
Northrop Grumman Corporation’s MQ-8C Fire Scout, the U.S. Navy’s next generation ship-based autonomous helicopter system deployed operationally Dec. 14, 2021.
25 May 2021
Northrop Grumman announced that its MQ-8C Fire Scout vertical take off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) passed the initial fit check aboard U.S. Navy San Antonio-class LPD USS Anchorage (LPD-23) at Naval Base San Diego.
02 Feb 2021
Northrop Grumman and Ultra equipped a modified, manned Bell 407 (acting as an MQ-8C Fire Scout surrogate) platform with Ultra sonobuoys...
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.