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.
Tag Archives : MQ-8C
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.