Northrop Grumman [NOC] delivered the first MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to the Navy in the Integrated Functional Capability (IFC)-4 configuration on Feb. 1, the company said. The aircraft was delivered to Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., as part of the Triton low-rate initial ...

The Navy is not certain if it will stay on target to integrate Link-16 into the Northrop Grumman [NOC] MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter fleet by fiscal year 2023 due to budgetary issues, an official said Tuesday. “We have a little bit of budgetary uncertainty for the Link-16, so I am not sure ...

The latest version of the Northrop Grumman [NOC] Fire Scout unmanned helicopter, the MQ-8C, deployed for the first time aboard the Littoral Combat Ship USS Milwaukee (LCS-5) last month, the Navy said on Monday. The MQ-8 Fire Scout is the only unmanned helicopter deployed with the Navy and is meant ...

The Navy successfully controlled the unmanned MQ-25A Stingray tanker aircraft on an aircraft carrier for the first time in non-flight deck handling demonstration tests aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77), the Navy said Dec. 20. Th Navy and aircraft builder Boeing [BA] have ...