Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy have demonstrated a new multimode maritime surveillance radar on the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter to enhance the UAV’s ability to do long-range imaging and search missions. The enhancements will give Fire Scout the latest in radar technology to pair with their current electro-optical infrared payload, Northrop says. The Navy intends to use Fire Scouts for several missions intended for the service’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) and ...

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