MQ-8C Fire Scout Reaches 100 Flight Hours

by Rizwan Baig | Sunday, Apr 27, 2014 | 1466 views

An MQ-8C Fire Scout on runway after a test flight at Point Mugu, Calif., March 10. The unmanned helicopter surpassed 100 flight hours during this event and will continue to undergo testing at Point Mugu this year.

MQ-8C Fire Scout

In July, the Navy will conduct dynamic interface testing with the MQ-8C aboard USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) to test the vehicle’s take-off and landing procedures. Initial deployment for MQ-8C is planned for 2015.

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