MQ-8C Shows Off New Countermine Role For U.S. Navy

An MQ-8C flies with the SMAMD prototype.
Credit: US Navy

A Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire Scout has completed a demonstration of a prototype airborne mine countermeasure system as the U.S. Navy continues to evaluate the mission’s future. The MQ-8C, an uncrewed version of the Bell 407, demonstrated the BAE Systems Single-system Multimission Airborne Mine...

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