Sailors aboard LCS 4 USS Coronado conducted more tests with the MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Take-Off and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV) earlier this month to further familiarize the crew with operating unmanned aircraft, verify and expand the launch and recovery envelopes and identify opportunities to expand those operational limits, the U.S. Navy says. The tests demonstrate the future concept of operations for unmanned helicopters aboard LCS, the Navy says. Such operations ...

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