The Week in Defense, Feb. 27-March 5, 2020

naval helicopters
The Pentagon’s top testing office found the MQ-8C needed better reliability.
Credit: U.S. Navy
U.S. Navy Plans MQ-8C Fixes Before Deployment The U.S. Navy has requested fixes to the Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire Scout before the aircraft’s first deployment. “Most of the discrepancies noted in the MQ-8C [Initial Operational Test and Evaluation] report were independent of the airframe and have...
Jen DiMascio

Based in Washington, Jen previously managed Aviation Week’s worldwide defense, space and security coverage.

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