> our title:

Fire Scout UAV Flies with New Radar

> original title:

Fire Scout Conducts Flight with New Radar

(Source: US Naval Air Systems Command; issued June 16, 2014)

PATUXENT RIVER, Md. --- The MQ-8 Fire Scout prepares to land after its first flight with a new maritime surface search radar June 16 at Webster Field Annex, Md.

This upgrade will increase the situational awareness and threat warning in a high-traffic littoral environment.

Fire Scout's deployment with the new radar is planned for 2015.