12/12/18

Coast Guard Wants to Deploy Insitu-Built UAS on National Security Cutters

USCG awarded Boeing‘s Insitu subsidiary a $117M contract in June to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services to the NSC fleet using the small UAS platform.

The branch tested the aerial vehicle onboard the Legend-class USCGC Stratton cutter during a ship deployment effort last year in the Eastern Pacific region.

A USCG-tailored version of ScanEagle would measure eight feet long and feature a 16-foot wingspan, the report noted.

 

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