MQ-8C Fire Scout

Description: 

The MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter provides real-time intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and targeting capabiltiies. 

Specifications: 

  • Overall Length: 34.7 feet
  • Weight: zero fuel weight- 3,200 pounds; standard day fuel and payload- 6,000 pounds
  • Max Speed: 135 knots
  • Cruise Speed: 115 knots
  • Service Ceiling: 16,000 feet
  • Standard day Max Endurance (with 300 pound payload): 12 hours

 

 

MQ-9A Reaper

The MQ-9A Reaper is a U.S. Marine Corps' Block V Unmanned Aircraft System that perform multi-mission Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions over land or sea.

Unmanned Logistics Systems - Air

Description: Unmanned Logistics Systems - Air (ULS-A) supports a variety of tactical resupply mission requirements when risk to ground and manned air systems are deemed unacceptable due to austere operating environments and elevated ground threats. The program aligns with Commandant of the Marine Corps planning guidance and force modernization for fielding of unmanned logistics capability to support distributed maritime operations, the related Marine Corps and Navy concepts of littoral operations in a contested environment and Expeditionary Air Base Operations.

Family of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Description

Small UASs are reusable, and man-packable/portable. They provide a means to see the battlespace beyond line-of-sight restrictions. The systems fulfill a need for organic, real-time Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition (RSTA) and battle damage assessment at the small unit (battalion and below) level. Assets support numerous unit types across the Marine Air-Ground Task Force and the Navy fleet.

UAS Payloads

Description: The Capabilities Development program provides the capability to develop, integrate, field, and sustain tactical UAS payloads, ground systems, and enabling technologies for Group 1-3 aerial platforms in the Marine Corps Family of UAS primarily focused on Marine Littoral Regiments and Marine Expeditionary Units.

MQ-25™ Stingray

The MQ-25 will enhance carrier capability and versatility for the Joint Forces Commander through rapid development, delivery, and integration of an effective, affordable, sustainable and adaptable unmanned air system into the Carrier Air Wing.