Army to fast track Fire Scout UAV?

M8-8B Fire ScoutNot long ago the Army had lost interest in the MQ-8B Fire Scout UAV. Now they appear on the verge of sending up to eight of the unmanned whirlybirds to Iraq within the next year. See Defense Tech’s coverage: Army Eyes Helo-Drone.

Previous MO coverage of the Fire Scout:


  1. Wow, that thing looks pretty amazing. Combined that with the robot on patrol in Iraq and we are talking almost Star Wars type technology.