USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, at sea (NNS) — The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator (UCAS-D) completed its first ever carrier-based catapult launch from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) off the coast of Virginia today.
“Today we saw a… Continue reading
After exceeding the 8,000-flight-hour mark Friday, an MQ-8B Fire Scout assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22 Detachment 5 prepares to land aboard USS Robert G. Bradley for a “hot pump” and re-launch while conducting maritime intelligence, surveillance and… Continue reading
The Navy’s fourth Fire Scout detachment returned to Mayport, Fla. on Dec. 1 after achieving several milestones during its five-month deployment aboard USS Klakring (FFG 42).
The Fire Scout unmanned helicopter detachment logged more than 500 flight hours in the… Continue reading
Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 42 deployed with four Fire Scouts aboard frigate USS Klakring (FFG 42) June 29 in support of operations off the Horn of Africa.
With a record number of Fire Scouts aboard the guided missile frigate,… Continue reading
“Lightning 8” is signing off, at least for now.
The senior F-35 military test pilot who ensured the safe execution of flight test from the delivery of the first F-35B in 2009 and sea trials on USS Wasp (LHD 1)… Continue reading
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has received a contract for $315 Million from Pratt & Whitney to supply the Rolls-Royce LiftSystem® for 17 F-35B Lightning II aircraft.
Rolls-Royce is the only company in the world to produce the advanced… Continue reading
Personnel from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light… Continue reading
ABOARD USS WASP, At sea – The Navy and Marine Corps team made more remarkable naval aviation history today as the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) test aircraft BF-2 landed safely on USS Wasp’s (LHD 1) flight deck, the first… Continue reading
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 17, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC)-built MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff Unmanned Aerial Vehicle was credited with providing critical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) support to special operations forces and U.S. Navy anti-piracy… Continue reading
From Naval Station Mayport Public Affairs
NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) — USS Halyburton (FFG 40), its two Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicles and Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 42, Det. 2, returned to Naval Station Mayport Aug. 3, completing a… Continue reading
Northrop Grumman CorporationÂ completed a significant work performance milestone on the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) with the installation of the final section of the ship’s main mast today.
The carrier is undergoing a refueling and complex… Continue reading