The U.S. Navy’s MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter flew for 11 hr. – with more than an hour of fuel in reserve – out to 150 nm from Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, during recent tests, contractor Northrop Grumman says. This is a new flight record for the MQ-8 Fire Scout, Northrop says. The UAV is designed to provide persistent reconnaissance, situational awareness, and precision targeting support for ground, air and sea forces. The long-range, long-endurance ...

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