Northrop Grumman's MQ-8B Fire Scout Unmanned Helicopter Passes 5,000 Flight Hours in Afghanistan

IDGA Editorial Staff
Posted: 08/14/2013

The Northrop Grumman Corporation -built MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter surpassed 5,000 flight hours while providing critical surveillance capabilities to field commanders in Afghanistan.

Since deploying to Afghanistan in 2011, the MQ-8 Fire Scout system has provided real-time airborne surveillance and targeting supporting counter improvised explosive devices (IEDs), provided targeting support and delivered real-time video to military forces on the ground.

IDGA Editorial Staff
Posted: 08/14/2013