Military Robotics

Fire Scout UAV gets another $3 mill

Posted 4 Jun 2002 at 12:51 UTC by The Swirling Brain Share This

Fire Scout project studied by Northrop Grumman Corporation gets another $3 million award from DARPA for the study of unmanned combat armed rotorcraft (UCAR). Fire Scout is manufactured by Schweizer Aircraft Company. Fire Scout is an unmanned copter UAV with vertical take off and landing and will provide enhanced reconnaissance and attack capabilities for U.S. Army aviation.

Here's some other interesting sites for Fire Scout and other UAV info, and here , and here.


Here another Fire Scout pic, posted 4 Jun 2002 at 13:03 UTC by steve » (Master)

There's another Space Daily article that has a good photo of the thing here

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