The U.S. Coast Guard, working with Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy, flew the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter off the national security cutter USCGC WMSL-750 Berthol earlier this month off the coast of Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu. The MQ-8B Fire Scout was controlled and operated from a Fire Scout control station located on the Bertholf by Navy pilots and Coast Guard personnel, Northrop says. Unmanned Aerial Systems have the potential to significantly increase the ...

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