MQ-8B FirescoutItem Number: 604
MQ-8B Firescout UAV model. The MQ-8 Fire Scout UAV is being developed to provide the U.S. military with advanced reconnaissance capabilities, situational awareness and precision targeting support. The unmanned aircraft has a maximum payload of 600 pounds, can travel at a maximum speed of about 215 kilometres an hour, and can stay airborne for a total of eight hours at a time. The MQ-8 Fire Scout also has a sensor ball turret that contains electro-optic and infrared cameras, and a laser range finder. The aircrafts controls can be operated by a naval ship at sea or in the back of a military ground vehicle such as a Hummer.