Monday, May 01, 2017

UAV Test aboard USS Coronado in South China Sea

SOUTH CHINA SEA (April 30, 2017) Sailors assigned to the "Wildcards" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 23 run tests on the MQ-8B Firescout unmanned aerial vehicle aboard the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4). The ship is on a rotational deployment in U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility, patrolling the region's littorals and working hull-to-hull with partner navies to provide the U.S. 7th Fleet with the flexible capabilities it needs now and in the future. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Deven Leigh Ellis/Released)