Thursday, December 4, 2008

Fire Scout runs successful test

The Northrop Grumman Fire Scout, an unmanned helicopter, successfully transmitted video, electro-optical and infrared images simultaneously in a demonstration flight last month in Arizona. (Source: Global Newswire, 12/02/08) Finishing work on the Fire Scout is done in Moss Point, Miss. Fire Scouts have already been sold to the Army and Navy, and the company hopes to interest the Coast Guard.