Chopper Drones on Ships Hotting Up!

Biass, Eric H.
February 2011
Armada International;Feb/Mar2011, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p36
The article discusses military drones in various countries. It cites the deployment of Fire Scout, which is due for early 2011 and will be a milestone in the history of helicopter drone development. According to the article, the U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman found that the onboard communications systems of a ship were functionally compatible with the Fire Scout. The article notes the impending first formal entry of a vertidrone on a deck into service.


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