US Navy’s MQ-8C Fire Scouts Retire Just Two Years After Entering Operational Service

US Navy (USN) budget documents reveal that the service plans to retire the newest variant of an unmanned helicopter it spent more than a decade and nearly $1.5 billion developing. The Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire Scout was to perform a range of surface warfare, airborne mine countermeasures, and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions from […]