MQ-8C Fire Scout

Last updated: 27 Sep 2021

The MQ-8C equipped system has a range of 150 nautical miles and a payload capacity of more than 700 pounds.

Overall Length: 34.7 ft
Weight: zero fuel weight - 3,200 lbs; std day fuel and payload - 6,000 lbs
Max Speed: 135 kts
Cruise Speed: 115 kts
Service Ceiling: 16,000 ft
Std. Day Max Endurance (w/300 lb payload): 12 hrs
Contractor: Northrop Grumman Unmanned Systems

Program Status
ACAT: ACAT 1C Program
Production Phase: Production

Point of Contact
Naval Air Systems Command
Program Executive Office for Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons [PEO (U&W)]

Naval Air Station
Patuxent River, Maryland 20670-1547

(240) 925-5305

 

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