12 JULY 2017 NAS PATUXENT RIVER MD A/C N532TX TEXTRON AIRLAND SCORPION CESSNA Model 530 Flight 11 LAU-131A/A Live Fire Testing. Pilot: Stuart Rogerson CoPilot: Dan Hinson. USN Photo by Erik Hildebrandt VIRIN ID# UZ648 Project ID 170712-N-UZ648. For Public


Textron Scorpion fires 2.75″ Hydra-70 rockets during recent weapons trials at NAS Patuxent River, MD. The Textron team achieved 100% mission completion rate during weapons system testing. 5 different configurations (LAU-131, HMP-440 Gun pods, GBU-12) were tested over 5 days, with the tests concluding 4 days early.

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