A U.S. Navy MQ-8C Fire Scout, missing its four rotor blades, in the environment where it will work — on the deck of a Littoral Combat Ship, outside its hangar. This view is from 2017. The unmanned helicopter is on the USS Montgomery in the Pacific Ocean. Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy.

A U.S. Navy MQ-8C Fire Scout, missing its four rotor blades, in the environment where it will work — on the deck of a Littoral Combat Ship, outside its hangar. This view is from 2017. The unmanned helicopter is on the USS Montgomery in the Pacific Ocean. Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy.

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