MQ-8B exceeds 8,000hs on USS Bradley

MQ-8B exceeds 8,000 hour milestone aboard USS Bradley

US Naval Air systems Command (NAVAIR), March 12, 2013 - GULF OF MEXICO — After exceeding the 8,000-flight-hour mark Friday, an MQ-8B Fire Scout assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22 ( HSC-22 ) Detachment 5 prepares to land aboard USS Robert G. Bradley for a "hot pump" and re-launch while conducting maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations in the Mediterranean Sea March 11.

Fire Scouts aboard Bradley are routinely flying 17-hour days while providing 12 hours on station ISR coverage in the U.S. Africa Command area of responsibility.

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Northrop-Grumman MQ-8A/B Fire Scout in US US Navy
HSC-22 Sea Knights US Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Two US Navy
US USS Robert G Bradley ( FFG-49, Oliver Hazard Perry long-hull class )



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