Fire Scout Unmanned Helicopter Celebrates 10 Years of Flight

By Caroline Rees / 11 Jan 2017

The Navy’s unmanned helicopter, Fire Scout, celebrated 10 years of flight in December 2016. Flying over 15,000 hours during test and real-world operations, the MQ-8B and MQ-8C Fire Scout variations have conducted both ship and land based deployments.

This U.S. Navy infographic charts the development of the Fire Scout Unmanned Helicopter:
Fire Scout Unmanned Helicopter Infographic

Watch the video to hear more about this milestone:

Posted by Caroline Rees Caroline co-founded Unmanned Systems Technology and has been at the forefront of the business ever since. With a Masters Degree in marketing Caroline has her finger on the pulse of all things unmanned and is committed to showcasing the very latest in unmanned technical innovation. Connect & Contact