New Datalink for the New MQ-8C Firescout

Cubic Defense Applications is developing a new multiband digital data link system for the MQ-8CFire Scout unmanned helicopter.Cubic is developing the new datalink under a $3.7 million contract awarded by the MQ-8C prime contractor Northrop Grumman. The data link supports both Ku band and C band transmissions using dual data streams. The datalink is based on open standard waveforms to transfer data and stream video at high transfer rate.


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