Image of the Day: MQ-8B Fire Scout Conducts Test Operations aboard USS Freedom

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Fire Scout Takes Off USS Freedom

An MQ-8B Fire Scout sits on the flight deck of USS Freedom (LCS 1) April 30 off the coast of San Diego, Calif. 


Sailors from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35 are conducting the first combined operations between the unmanned Fire Scout and the manned H-60 helicopter aboard the littoral combat ship over the next few weeks.

Press Release, May 2, 2014; Image: US Navy

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