Northrop Grumman’s MQ-8C Fire Scout completed operations under the EABO concept, providing persistent ISR&T capabilities.
Tag Archives : MQ-8C
08 Jul 2022
The U.S. Navy recently demonstrated a mine countermeasure (MCM) prototype technology aboard the MQ-8C Fire Scout UAS at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, proving a capability that could allow the warfighter to rapidly detect and respond to threats.
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.