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History made as MH-60S uses MQ-8B as laser designator platform

History made as MH-60S uses MQ-8B as laser designator platform

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 designator platform for a MH-60S Seahawk helicopter to fire a AGM-114N Hellfire missile. For the mission, the MH-60S launched from Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island, while the Northrup Grumman MQ-8B… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 07-Oct-16

Northrop Grumman awarded $7.2M for MQ-8B test and development work

Northrop Grumman awarded $7.2M for MQ-8B test and development work

Northrop Grumman Corp., Aerospace Systems, San Diego, California, is being awarded $7,280,560 for cost-plus-fixed-fee task order 1269 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0026) in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned aircraft systems.  This test support effort for the MQ-8C includes software verification; software regression; cybersecurity; dynamic interface; and other requirements in preparation… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 10-Mar-16

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L-3 Communications awarded $28M orders for MH-60R and Fire Scout datalink systems

L-3 Communications awarded $28M orders for MH-60R and Fire Scout datalink systems

L-3 Communications, Communication Systems–West, Salt Lake City, Utah, is being awarded $11,402,168 for modification PO0023 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-2024) to exercise an option to procure eight AN/SRQ-4 Common Data Link Hawklink systems in support of the MH-60R and Fire Scout programs. Work will be performed in Salt Lake City, Utah (60 percent);… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 10-Mar-16

Northrop Grumman awarded $8M more for MQ-8B Fire Scout software

Northrop Grumman awarded $8M more for MQ-8B Fire Scout software

Northrop Grumman Corp., Aerospace Systems, San Diego, California, is being awarded an $8,021,113 modification to a previously issued cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-16-C-0023) to exercise an option for software sustainment services in support of MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned aircraft systems.  Work will be performed in San Diego, California (90 percent); and Point Mugu, California (10 percent), and… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 13-Jan-16

Larger Fire Scout a ‘Great Fit’ for the Navy

Larger Fire Scout a ‘Great Fit’ for the Navy

The larger version of the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned helicopter has completed 297 test sorties and is slated to begin initial operational testing and evaluation in 2016, the Navy program manager said April 13. See Full Story

Source: Sea Power, 15-Apr-15

Northrop Grumman awarded $25M MQ-8 support contract

Northrop Grumman awarded $25M MQ-8 support contract

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is being awarded a $25,848,612 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for engineering sustainment and integrated logistics services in support of MQ-8 operational, vendor, maintenance-related and laboratory support software. Services to be provided include analysis of engineering change proposals, development of plans of action and milestones, laboratory facility studies and analysis,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 24-Feb-15

MQ-8B Fire Scout Flies off Coast Guard Ship for First Time

MQ-8B Fire Scout Flies off Coast Guard Ship for First Time

The U.S. Coast Guard, in conjunction with Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and the U.S. Navy, flew the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter off the national security cutter (NSC), USCGC Bertholf (WMSL-750), Dec. 5 off the coast of Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu. The MQ-8B Fire Scout was controlled and operated from a Fire Scout… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 17-Dec-14

Northrop Grumman Delivers First Operational MQ-8C Fire Scout to the US Navy

Northrop Grumman Delivers First Operational MQ-8C Fire Scout to the US Navy

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has delivered the first operational MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter to the U.S. Navy. The system will be used by ship-based commanders to improve the Navy’s intelligence-gathering capabilities. A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=29441. The MQ-8C is an upgraded version of the existing MQ-8B Fire Scout using… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 04-Dec-14

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Northrop Grumman’s MQ-8C Fire Scout Prepares for Shipboard Testing

Northrop Grumman’s MQ-8C Fire Scout Prepares for Shipboard Testing

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) successfully completed precision sloped landing tests Aug. 27 with the MQ-8C Fire Scout at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, in preparation for at-sea testing. MQ-8C Fire Scout has been undergoing rigorous flight testing and validation, which will culminate in the actual takeoff and landing on the deck of a Navy… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 27-Oct-14

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Northrop Grumman awarded $8.4M extension to MQ-8B contract

Northrop Grumman awarded $8.4M extension to MQ-8B contract

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Integrated Systems Sector, San Diego, California, is being awarded an $8,465,734 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-12-C-0126) for the extension of engineering and software sustainment services in support of the Vertical Take-off and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Fire Scout MQ-8B. Work will be performed in San Diego, California,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 30-Jun-14

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Radar upgrade increases visual reach of MQ-8B Fire Scout

Radar upgrade increases visual reach of MQ-8B Fire Scout

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the U.S. Navy demonstrated a new multimode maritime surveillance radar on the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter that will drastically enhance long-range imaging and search capabilities for Navy commanders. Warfighters will now have the latest in radar technology to pair with their current electro-optical infrared payload. Integrating this new… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 19-Jun-14

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MQ-8B Fire Scout successfully tested aboard ship with MH-60R

MQ-8B Fire Scout successfully tested aboard ship with MH-60R

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the U.S. Navy successfully flew the unmanned MQ-8B Fire Scout simultaneously with the MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter for the first time. The capability demonstrates how a mix of aircraft can increase a ship commander’s intelligence-gathering capabilities aboard the Littoral Combat Ship. A video is available on YouTube here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOZDG7Uk_PY…. Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 12-Jun-14

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FRCSE keeps Fire Scouts ready for crucial mission

FRCSE keeps Fire Scouts ready for crucial mission

Artisans at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) Detachment (DET) Mayport are diligently overhauling several MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Take-Off and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (VTUAV) to meet the deployment needs of the fleet. The U.S. Navy currently has an inventory of 23 Fire Scouts based at Webster Field Annex, Naval Air Station Patuxent River,… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 06-Apr-14

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L-3 win $17M for Tactical Common Data Link on MQ-8B and MQ-8C

L-3 win $17M for Tactical Common Data Link on MQ-8B and MQ-8C

L-3 Corp. Systems West, Salt Lake City, Utah, is being awarded a $17, 611,443 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-13-D-0001) for supplies and services associated with Surface Terminal Equipment for Hawklink Tactical Common Data Link (TCDL) and the Littoral Combat Ship configurations, and the Vortex Mini-TCDL Shipset components.  These supplies and services… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 27-Jan-14

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Northrop Grumman awarded $13.8M for support of MQ-8B and MQ-8C programs

Northrop Grumman awarded $13.8M for support of MQ-8B and MQ-8C programs

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $13,857,607 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for logistics services in support of the MQ-8B/C Fire Scout unmanned air vehicle.  This work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md. (70 percent), and Pt. Mugu, Calif. (30 percent), and is expected to be completed in November 2014…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 28-Nov-13

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MQ-8B Fire Scout passes 5,000 flight hours in Afghanistan

MQ-8B Fire Scout passes 5,000 flight hours in Afghanistan

The Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC)-built MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter surpassed 5,000 flight hours while providing critical surveillance capabilities to field commanders in Afghanistan. Since deploying to Afghanistan in 2011, the MQ-8 Fire Scout system has provided real-time airborne surveillance and targeting supporting counter improvised explosive devices (IEDs), provided targeting support and delivered real-time video to… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 19-Aug-13

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Fire Scout surpasses flight hour record aboard USS Samuel B. Roberts

Fire Scout surpasses flight hour record aboard USS Samuel B. Roberts

Helicopter Strike Maritime Squadron (HSM) 46, Det. 9 recently surpassed the MQ-8B Fire Scout’s previous monthly flight hour record while performing operations at sea aboard USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58). In June, four Fire Scouts that embarked on the frigate flew 333 flight hours, exceeding the unmanned helicopter’s previously monthly operational flight time record… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 14-Aug-13

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MQ-8B exceeds 8,000 hour milestone aboard USS Bradley

MQ-8B exceeds 8,000 hour milestone aboard USS Bradley

After exceeding the 8,000-flight-hour mark Friday, an MQ-8B Fire Scout assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22 Detachment 5 prepares to land aboard USS Robert G. Bradley for a “hot pump” and re-launch while conducting maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations in the Mediterranean Sea March 11. Fire Scouts aboard Bradley are routinely flying 17-hour days… Read more »

Source: U.S. Navy, 13-Mar-13

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Northrop Grumman, Navy select Telephonics radar for Fire Scout

Northrop Grumman, Navy select Telephonics radar for Fire Scout

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), under contract to the U.S. Navy, has selected Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), Long Island, N.Y., to provide a multimode maritime radar system for the Navy’s MQ-8B Fire Scout vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned aerial vehicle. A $33 million contract was awarded to provide the… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 09-Jan-13

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Northrop Grumman awarded $24M delivery order for MQ-8B parts

Northrop Grumman awarded $24M delivery order for MQ-8B parts

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $24,476,978 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-10-G-0003) for spare parts and supplies in support of the MQ-8B vertical take-off and landing tactical unmanned air vehicle.  Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif. (36 percent), Horseheads, N.Y. (30 percent);… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 07-Oct-12

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Northrop Grumman awarded $28M MQ-8B Fire Scout support contract

Northrop Grumman awarded $28M MQ-8B Fire Scout support contract

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $28,126,043 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for software sustainment, non-recurring engineering support and obsolescence efforts including future growth software development for the vertical take-off and landing unmanned aerial vehicle Fire Scout MQ-8B.  Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif. (90 percent), and Patuxent River Naval Air… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 28-Sep-12

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Northrop Grumman awarded $25M contract for three Fire Scouts

Northrop Grumman awarded $25M contract for three Fire Scouts

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Integrated Systems Sector, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $25,709,758 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-07-C-0041) to purchase three Fire Scout vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned aerial vehicles Lot 5 low rate initial production and one ground control station.  Work will be performed in Moss Point, Miss…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 09-May-12

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US Navy grounds MQ-8B Fire Scout after two crashes

US Navy grounds MQ-8B Fire Scout after two crashes

The Navy recently experienced two unrelated operational mishaps with the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter. There were no injuries to personnel and no damage to other aircraft. On March 30, an MQ-8B Fire Scout operating off USS Simpson (FFG-56) was ditched at sea upon returning from a maritime surveillance mission in support of Africa Partnership… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 11-Apr-12

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06-Apr-12 MQ-8B northern Afghanistan

MQ-8B operating in northern Afghanistan crashed while conducting a routine surveillance mission in support of Regional Command North.

06-Apr-12

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30-Mar-12 MQ-8B Fire Scout off USS SImpson

MQ-8B Fire Scout operating off USS Simpson (FFG-56) was ditched at sea upon returning from a maritime surveillance mission in support of Africa Partnership Station. The air vehicle was unable to achieve UAS Common Automated Recovery System (UCARS) lock on, a requirement for landing aboard a ship at sea. After multiple approaches and exhaustive troubleshooting… Read more »

30-Mar-12

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GE Aviation wins position on Northrop Grumman Fire Scout program

GE Aviation wins position on Northrop Grumman Fire Scout program

GE Aviation has been awarded a contract by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) to provide a stores management system for the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter. The contract includes the installation, engineering, manufacturing and data development of GE’s Stores and Payload Controller (SPC) used to control Fire Scout’s new weapons system. “The stores and payload controller… Read more »

Source: GE Aviation, 16-Mar-12

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USS Simpson and Fire Scout set sail for Africa

USS Simpson and Fire Scout set sail for Africa

The MQ-8B Fire Scout, the Navy’s only unmanned aircraft to operate on land and at sea departed Jan.17 from Mayport, Fla., aboard USS Simpson (FFG 56) for a six-month deployment to western Africa. Personnel from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 60 Detachment 4 and Northrop Grumman took Fire Scout on its third at-sea deployment aboard… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 20-Jan-12

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Reservist reflects on Fire Scout deployment in Afghanistan

Reservist reflects on Fire Scout deployment in Afghanistan

Just in time for the holidays, a member from Fire Scout Detachment Alpha returned here after an eight-month deployment in Afghanistan. Lt. Cmdr. Tom Williams, Alpha detachment’s assistant officer in charge, returned to Pax River mid-November after supporting Fire Scout’s first land-based deployment. Williams is not a returning individual augmentee, rather he is a Navy… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 07-Dec-11

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US Navy extends Afghan tour of duty for Fire Scout

US Navy extends Afghan tour of duty for Fire Scout

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE:NOC) Fire Scout unmanned helicopter has improved ground commanders’ ability to see potential threats and increase fighting effectiveness in Afghanistan – prompting the U.S. Navy to extend the system’s service through most of next year. A team of U.S. Navy sailors and Northrop Grumman employees began their mission in May to gather… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 09-Nov-11

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US Navy to arm MQ-8B Fire Scout

US Navy to arm MQ-8B Fire Scout

Northrop Grumman Corporation  has started work outfitting the U.S. Navy’s MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter with a weapons system. The Advanced Precision Kill Weapons System laser-guided 70mm rocket — in production for the Navy since 2010 — will allow ship commanders to identify and engage hostile targets without calling in other aircraft for support. “By… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 09-Nov-11

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US Navy adds classified payload to MQ-8B Fire Scout

US Navy adds classified payload to MQ-8B Fire Scout

Northrop was recently awarded a $1 million contract to integrate a payload called Twister on the MQ-8B – but the notice did not identify what specific function the Twister payload performs.  (see full story)

Source: Flightglobal, 04-Nov-11

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Northrop Grumman awarded $18M for MQ-8B support

Northrop Grumman awarded $18M for MQ-8B support

Northrop Grumman Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded an $18,650,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services in support of the deployment of the MQ-8B vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned aerial vehicle. Work will be performed in Afghanistan (90 percent) and Patuxent River, Maryland (10 percent), and is expected to be completed… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 04-Oct-11

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MQ-8B Fire Scout flies on biofuel

MQ-8B Fire Scout flies on biofuel

The Navy reached a milestone in its quest to gain energy independence today, when an MQ-8B Fire Scout successfully flew the first unmanned biofueled flight at Webster Field in St. Inigoes, Md. The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Directorate piloted the helicopter fueled with a combination of JP-5 aviation fuel and plant-based camelina. The biofuel blend… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 03-Oct-11

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Northrop Grumman awarded $7.5M for MQ-8B updates

Northrop Grumman awarded $7.5M for MQ-8B updates

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems Unmanned Systems, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $7,550,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-10-G-0003) for software sustainment services in support of the MQ-8B vertical take-off and landing tactical unmanned air vehicle. Services to be provided include analysis of engineering change proposals; development… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 30-Sep-11

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Northrop Grumman awarded $17M for Fire Scout weapon program

Northrop Grumman awarded $17M for Fire Scout weapon program

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $17,098,027 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Rapid Deployment Capability Weaponization Program in support of the Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle MQ-8B Fire Scout System. This contract includes the installation, engineering, manufacturing, and data development of the weapons systems, which include 12 Stores… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 23-Sep-11

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Northrop Grumman awarded $10M contract for MQ-8B support

Northrop Grumman awarded $10M contract for MQ-8B support

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $10,474,708 cost plus fixed fee contract for logistics in support of the Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV) MQ-8B Fire Scout system. Logistic support services includes: logistics management, maintenance support, supply support, air vehicle transportation, training services, logistics management information, technical… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 02-Sep-11

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Northrop Grumman Fire Scout completes successful at-sea deployment

Northrop Grumman Fire Scout completes successful at-sea deployment

The Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC)-built MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff Unmanned Aerial Vehicle was credited with providing critical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) support to special operations forces and U.S. Navy anti-piracy actions during the system’s second at-sea deployment. Two Fire Scout air vehicles were deployed aboard the USS Halyburton (FFG 40) at the beginning of… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 21-Aug-11

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Hitting space bar at wrong time can self-destruct a Fire Scout

Hitting space bar at wrong time can self-destruct a Fire Scout

A report compiled by Michael Gilmore, director of the Pentagon’s Operational Test and Evaluation office for Navy and members of Congress, states that the MQ-8B Fire Scout’s data link to its ground operators is so fragile that it frequently causes delayed and scratched flights.  Other information includes the fact that just a tap of the… Read more »

Source: Southern Maryland News, 19-Jul-11

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21-Jun-11 Lockheed MQ-8 Libya

The UAV was delivering intelligence data from about 5,000-7,000 ft. as expected, and there was no immediate sign of a command and control problem or mechanical malfunction, a program source says. This may mean it was shot down.

21-Jun-11

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Fire Scout supports operations in Afghanistan

Fire Scout supports operations in Afghanistan

The Navy’s Fire Scout is proving its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capability during its first land-based deployment in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. The Fire Scout, managed by Navy and Marine Corps Multi-Mission Tactical Unmanned Air Systems program office (PMA-266), deployed in late April to CENTCOM in response to a DoD ISR… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 17-Jun-11

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Northrop Grumman to show MQ-8B Fire Scout at Paris Air Show

Northrop Grumman to show MQ-8B Fire Scout at Paris Air Show

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will highlight its industry-leading global security capabilities at the Paris International Air Show, including unmanned aircraft systems, defence electronics and performance-based logistics. The 49th Paris International Air Show will take place at Le Bourget, Paris, from 20-26 June 2011. Northrop Grumman will participate in a series of media briefings during the… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 03-Jun-11

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Fire Scout prepares for CENTCOM deployment

Fire Scout prepares for CENTCOM deployment

The Navy’s Fire Scout Unmanned Air Vehicle system is about to begin its first land-based deployment to U.S. Central Command this month. The Fire Scout effort is led by the Navy and Marine Corps Multi-Mission Tactical Unmanned Air System program office, PMA-266, at Patuxent River, Md. In response to an urgent needs requirement from DoD’s… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 21-Apr-11

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Northrop Grumman Fire Scout hits new single-day endurance record

Northrop Grumman Fire Scout hits new single-day endurance record

The Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC)-built MQ-8B Fire Scout vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned aerial vehicle marked a new single-day flight record of 18 hours. U.S. Navy operators achieved the record using a single aircraft in a series of endurance flights Feb. 25 from the USS Halyburton (FFG 40). Fire Scout is providing intelligence, surveillance and… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 15-Apr-11

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MQ-8B Fire Scout completes first unmanned test flights on Littoral Combat Ship

MQ-8B Fire Scout completes first unmanned test flights on Littoral Combat Ship

The Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) -built MQ-8B Fire Scout vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned aerial vehicle (VTUAV) achieved a significant development milestone in November when it flew its first test flights from the U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ship, USS Freedom (LCS-1). The Navy conducted the activity, known as dynamic interface (DI) testing, off the coast… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 24-Feb-11

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Northrop Grumman and US Navy prove Fire Scout ready for unrestricted flights

Northrop Grumman and US Navy prove Fire Scout ready for unrestricted flights

In preparation for deployment early next year, Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and the U.S. Navy have verified that the MQ-8B Fire Scout vertical unmanned aircraft system is functionally compatible with communications systems on board the USS Halyburton (FFG-40). This process, known as integration verification, cleared the way for Fire Scout to conduct bluewater – unrestricted… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 15-Dec-10

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Unmanned MQ-8B Fire Scout passes 1,000 flight hours milestone

Unmanned MQ-8B Fire Scout passes 1,000 flight hours milestone

The Northrop Grumman Corporation-built (NYSE:NOC) MQ-8B Fire Scout vertical unmanned aerial system (VUAS) has passed the 1,000 flight test hours milestone, attesting to its steady maturation as a key intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance asset for military forces. Northrop Grumman is the Navy’s Fire Scout prime contractor. To reach this milestone, the VUAS completed a number… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 28-Oct-10

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02-Aug-10 (Serial TBA) Schweizer MQ-8B Fire Scout nr Patuxent River, US-Maryland

02-Aug-10

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Fire Scout completes hot and high testing

Fire Scout completes hot and high testing

With the support of the United States Navy, Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and its industry partners (Sikorsky/Schweizer, Rolls-Royce, Raytheon, FLIR Systems, Cubic, Kearfott, Rockwell-Collins, General Electric, Sierra Nevada, Telephonics, and L-3 Communications) today successfully completed a rigorous set of flight demonstrations of the MQ-8B Fire Scout vertical unmanned aerial system (VUAS) in the United Arab… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 20-Jul-10

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