MQ-8B Fire Scout

Type: Product
Name: MQ-8B Fire Scout
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 3 reports

IBC Advanced Alloys (V.IB) ships critical drone components for analysis

IBC Advanced Alloys (TSX: V.IB, Stock Forum) once again successfully broadened its business scope when the company announced today that it had shipped several key drone components manufactured using its proprietary Beralcast® technology. According to ... [Published Stockhouse Canada - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Navy begins testing carrier-based UAS software

The US Navy has begun testing the software that eventually will control all of its maritime unmanned air vehicles and will initially be installed in the unmanned carrier-launched surveillance and strike (UCLASS) vehicle.US Naval Air Systems Command announced ... [Published Flight International - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

3 Reasons Northrop Grumman Corporation's Stock Could Rise

Within the American aerospace and defense industry , few companies have reputations as storied as that of airplane manufacturer Northrop Grumman ( NYSE: NOC     ) .During World War II, thousands of Grumman F4F Wildcat and F6F Hellcat fighter planes helped ... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

3 Reasons Northrop Grumman Corporation's Stock Could Fall

Boasting annual revenues north of $24 billion, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOCThe Northrop Grumman X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System -- the future of military airplanes? Source: Northrop Grumman.Lately, Northrop Grumman stock has won even more investor attention ... [Published Motley Fool - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Navy’s Strike and Unmanned Aviation System capabilities

Photo courtesy of Northrop GrummanMQ-4C Triton test air vehicles at Northrop Grumman’s facility in Palmdale, Calif., will fly cross-country to NAS Patuxent River this fall. The MQ-4C completed a test flight Aug. 19 with updated software that enables additional ... [Published DCMilitary Tester - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

More Criticism of US Navy’s UCLASS Project

Although the Department of Defense has established high hurdles for initiating new weapons programs, every once in a while an effort slips through the process that seems doomed to failure from the start. The Navy’s Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance ... [Published Defense-Aerospace - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Sources Sought Notice - MQ-8 Fire Scout Icing Conditions Detection Capability

Notice Type: Sources Sought Notice Posted Date: 13-AUG-14 Office Address: Department of the Navy; Naval Air Systems Command; NAVAIR HQ; Building 227247123 Buse Road Unit IPT Patuxent River MD 2067 ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

MQ-8C extended-endurance Fire Scout unmanned helicopter caught “on the road” in California

An MQ-8C Fire Scout was spotted on a trailer on I-405 Northbound at Newport Beach, California The MQ-8C Fire Scout is a Bell 407 helicopter modified with autonomous controls from the MQ-8B drone copter . It weighs 2.7 tons, has a 1,000 lb payload, ... [Published The Aviationist - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 3 reports

Northrop Grumman, US Navy Increase MQ-8B Fire Scout's Visual Reach with a Modernized Radar

Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy demonstrated a new multimode maritime surveillance radar on the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter that will drastically enhance long-range imaging and search capabilities for Navy commanders.Warfighters ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 3 reports

Northrop Grumman, US Navy Conduct Successful Simultaneous Manned, Unmanned Helicopter Flight Tests Aboard the Littoral Combat Ship

Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy successfully flew the unmanned MQ-8B Fire Scout simultaneously with the MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter for the first time. The capability demonstrates how a mix of aircraft can increase a ship commander's intelligence-gathering ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jun 12 2014]
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 08 2014 - 3 reports

New DE LXQt Released, Linux Drones, and Deploying Linux

Today in Linux news a new desktop environment saw its first release. A joint effort from the LXDE and Razor-qt clans brings LXQt 0.7.0. In other news, several outlets are covering the US Navy's plans to move drones from Solaris to Linux. And finally ... [Published OStatic blogs - May 08 2014]
First reported May 02 2014 - Updated May 03 2014 - 2 reports

Mississippi-built Fire Scout aircraft on Navy’s cutting block

President Barack Obama’s proposed 2015 budget drops funding for purchases of the Navy’s unmanned, rotary-winged Fire Scout aircraft, which takes off and lands from ships and is being built in Moss Point, Miss., home state of Navy Secretary Ray Mabus.Even ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - May 03 2014]

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...Last month, outgoing Air Combat Command chief Gen. Mike Hostage complained that "there's a love affair out there in the aviation world with the concept of unmanned aerial vehicles]." But when comparing drones to their piloted aircraft equivalents, Hostage argues he'd much prefer the latter
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IBC Advanced Alloys (V.IB) ships critical drone... [Published Stockhouse Canada - Sep 15 2014]
IBC delivers first UAS components to RIAC [Published Stockwatch - Sep 15 2014]
IBC Advanced Alloys : Delivers First UAS Compon... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 15 2014]
Navy begins testing carrier-based UAS software [Published Flight International - Sep 11 2014]
3 Reasons Northrop Grumman Corporation's Stock ... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Sep 11 2014]
3 Reasons Northrop Grumman Corporation's Stock ... [Published Motley Fool - Sep 09 2014]
3 Reasons Northrop Grumman Corporation's Stock ... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Sep 09 2014]
Navy’s Strike and Unmanned Aviation System capa... [Published DCMilitary Tester - Aug 28 2014]
More Criticism of US Navy’s UCLASS Project [Published Defense-Aerospace - Aug 21 2014]
Sources Sought Notice - MQ-8 Fire Scout Icing C... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Aug 14 2014]
Sources Sought Notice - MQ-8 Fire Scout Icing C... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 14 2014]
India: Diversifying arms purchases [Published Observer India - Aug 13 2014]
Local Navy Contract Awards – Southern Maryland ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 28 2014]
MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Cont... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 28 2014]
MQ-8C extended-endurance Fire Scout unmanned he... [Published The Aviationist - Jun 27 2014]
[tt] WaPo: When drones fall from the sky [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 23 2014]
Northrop Grumman, US Navy Increase MQ-8B Fire S... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jun 18 2014]
NGC, US Navy Increase MQ-8B Fire Scout's Visual... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jun 17 2014]
Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman, US Navy Incr... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 17 2014]
Northrop Grumman, US Navy Increase MQ-8B Fire S... [Published Auto & Transportation - Jun 17 2014]
Fire Scout conducts flight with new radar [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jun 17 2014]
Northrop Grumman, US Navy Conduct Successful Si... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jun 12 2014]
NGC, US Navy Conduct Successful Simultaneous Ma... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jun 11 2014]
Northrop Grumman, US Navy Conduct Successful Si... [Published PR Newswire: Auto & Transportation - Jun 11 2014]
Electromagnetic environment testing for MQ-8C F... [Published Space Daily - May 12 2014]
New DE LXQt Released, Linux Drones, and Deployi... [Published OStatic blogs - May 08 2014]
New DE LXQt Released, Linux Drones, and Deployi... [Published GigaOM Network - May 08 2014]
Navy giving its helicopter drones a Linux upgrade [Published Ars Technica - May 07 2014]
Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman's MQ-8C Fire ... [Published GlobeNewswire - May 05 2014]
Mississippi-built Fire Scout aircraft on Navy’s... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - May 03 2014]
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Local Navy Contract Awards – Southern Maryland ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 28 2014]
WASHINGTON (June 28, 2014)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities. Serco Inc., Reston, Virginia , is being awarded a $31,244,653 cost-plus-fixed-fee/firm-fixed-price, ...
MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Cont... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 28 2014]
Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, (33.7 percent); Camden, Arkansas (28 percent); Wolverhampton, United Kingdom (11.6 percent); Andover, Massachusetts (8.6 percent); Middletown, Ohio (2.7 percent); San Jose, California (2.6 percent); Huntsville, ...
MQ-8C extended-endurance Fire Scout unmanned he... [Published The Aviationist - Jun 27 2014]
An MQ-8C Fire Scout was spotted on a trailer on I-405 Northbound at Newport Beach, California The MQ-8C Fire Scout is a Bell 407 helicopter modified with autonomous controls from the MQ-8B drone copter . It weighs 2.7 tons, has a 1,000 lb payload, ...
[tt] WaPo: When drones fall from the sky [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 23 2014]
Will private businesses be subject to draconian regulation of dronesbecause of government incompetence (no one pays for any damage, justtemporary demotion while undergoing remedial training)?When drones fall from the sky http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/investigative/2014/06/20/when-drones-fall-from-the-sky/ ...
Northrop Grumman, US Navy Increase MQ-8B Fire S... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jun 18 2014]
Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy demonstrated a new multimode maritime surveillance radar on the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter that will drastically enhance long-range imaging and search capabilities for Navy commanders.Warfighters ...
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Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman, US Navy Incr... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 17 2014]
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