The U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman successfully flew the MQ-8C Fire Scout off the DDG 109 USS Jason Dunham earlier this month off the Virginia coast, marking the first flight of the unmanned helicopter from a destroyer. “The MQ-8C Fire Scout’s flights from the USS Dunham represent a significant Navy milestone,” said Capt. Jeff Dodge, Fire Scout program manager at Naval Air Systems Command. “This is the first sea-based flight of the MQ-8C and the first time an unmanned ...

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