> our title:

MQ-8B Fire Scout Trials On Littoral Combat Ship

> original title:

MQ-8B Fire Scout Conducts Test Operations Aboard Littoral Combat Ship

(Source: US Naval Air Systems Command; issued May 1, 2014)



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.

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