Latest "Fire Scout" stories
Unmanned helicopter crashes into LCS after taking off from the ship
The Fire Scout drone mishap happened Tuesday morning in the eastern Pacific.
Another Navy Fire Scout drone suffers mishap
The Nov. 16 accident was the second involving the MQ-8C in a week.
Fire Scout drone crashes at California base
It's the squadron's second unmanned helicopter crash in the past three months.
The Navy suffered four Class A aviation mishaps last month
It was the worst month for mishaps this fiscal year, according to Navy data.
Weaponization of unmanned Fire Scout helicopter ‘on hiatus’ until 2023
The Navy doesn't want to weaponize MQ-8C until it finalizes which weapons the littoral combat ship will ultimately carry with it to sea.
By Valerie Insinna