U.S. Navy Conduct MQ-8B Fire Scout UAS Test Operations

By Caroline Rees / 05 May 2014
MQ-8B Fire Scout

An MQ-8B Fire Scout sits on the flight deck of USS Freedom (LCS 1)

The Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35 are conducting the first combined operations between the unmanned MQ-8B Fire Scout and the manned H-60 helicopter aboard a littoral combat ship over the next few weeks. Initial flight tests were carried out on USS Freedom (LCS 1) on April 30 off the coast of San Diego, California.

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