The US Navy has announced a new air squadron. This fleet, which is located on the Naval Air Base at Patuxtent River, and different from others. Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 24 (UX-24) named squadron which started its mission on October 18th, will use Northrop Grumman production MQ-8 Fire Scout, AeroVironment production RQ-20 Puma, Insitu RQ-21 Blackjack and Aeronautics RQ-26 Aerostar vehicles.
Squadron will have 23 fixed-wing and rotary-wing UAVs.
In April, the necessary approvals for the installation of the fleet will be carried out. UX-24 will work in the areas of R & D, test and evaluation of UAVs.