Northrop-Grumman RQ-8A Fire Scout

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First Production Fire Scout rolled out, 16-Jan-03 : SAN DIEGO -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's Integrated Systems sector, prime contractor for the U.S. Navy's RQ-8A Fire Scout vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned air vehicle system, today rolled out the first production air vehicle and ground control station at a ceremony at the company's Unmanned Systems facility here.

First Fire Scout in Full Production Configuration completed, 01-Oct-02 : SAN DIEGO (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's Integrated Systems sector, prime contractor for the U.S. Navy's RQ-8A Fire Scout vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned system, announced it has completed work on the first Fire Scout air vehicle built in the full production configuration.

Fire Scout Completes 26-Minute Autonomous Flight, 10-Jun-02 : SAN DIEGO -- The U.S. Navy's RQ-8A Fire Scout vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned air vehicle (VTUAV) technology demonstrator successfully completed another autonomous flight test June 7 at Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake, Calif.

Fire Scout VTUAV Completes First Flights, 21-May-02 : SAN DIEGO (PRIMEZONE) -- The third prototype of the U.S. Navy's RQ-8A Fire Scout vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned air vehicle system successfully completed its first two flights May 19, at Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif.

Fire Scout Prototype to China Lake for First Flight, 30-Apr-02 : SAN DIEGO (PRIMEZONE) -- The U.S. Navy's RQ-8A Fire Scout vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned air vehicle (UAV) system has moved closer to demonstrating its role as a force multiplier for the Navy and Marine Corps forces ashore.

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Construction Numbers on database of RQ-8A Fire Scout

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C/NYearHistory
UAV-0001 US N2120V : Schweizer/Northrop Grumman 269D
UAV-0002 2000 US N2119X : Schweizer/Northrop Grumman 269D; conv RQ-8A Fire Scout +
FS 001 : Schweizer/Northrop Grumman ; 2003 at Paris Le Bourget a+
San Diego Air and Space Museum San Diego, CA by Nov16
US 166400 : US Navy; 31dec08 Stricken from US Navy list; Preserved +
US 166401 : US Navy; 31dec08 Stricken from US Navy list
US 166414 : US Navy; 31dec08 Stricken from US Navy list
US 166415 : US Navy
US 166416 : US Navy; w/o unk; to be preserved at Evergreen Museum a+
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