Marine Corps to receive one RQ-21 unmanned aerial system (UAS) for battlefield reconnaissance

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md. – U.S. Navy unmanned aircraft experts are buying one additional RQ-21A Blackjack small tactical unmanned aerial system (UAS) to provide battlefield reconnaissance capability for U.S. Marine Corps field commanders. Author John Keller Jun 15th, 2017 Read More »


Arcturus UAV joins Textron and Insitu to provide UAV surveillance for military Special Operations

McDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Unmanned aircraft specialist Arcturus UAV in Rohnert Park, Calif., is joining a project to provide U.S. Special Forces warfighters mid-endurance UAVs and support surveillance services. AuthorJohn Keller Jun 28th, 2017 Read More »


Governor Kim Beazley excited by Orbital UAV’s opportunity

PERTH, AUSTRALIA: Orbital Corporation Ltd (‘Orbital UAV’, ‘the Company’) was delighted to welcome The Honourable Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia to its Perth headquarters, as the Company continues to build its international business delivering world-class propulsion systems to the tactical unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market. Home The Market Governor Kim Beazley excited by Orbital UAV’s opportunity By Press - 15 May 2019 Read More »


Navy moving ahead with UAS

These trials involve the Insitu ScanEagle fixed-wing UAS, and the Schiebel S-100 rotary-wing Camcopter, and both involve an element of tradeoff. By Julian Kerr | Sydney | 13 May 2019 NextNext Read More »


The US Coast Guard will significantly expand its use of Insitu Scan Eagles when it deploys the unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) aboard four National Security Cutters by the end of 2019.

While one cutter, USCGC Stratton, has hosted Scan Eagles for about a year and a half, the 2019 deployment represents the beginning of the service’s effort to expand the use of the small drone. Three UAVs will be deployed per cutter, with a staff of Insitu operators on a service contract to fly the aircraft up to 200h per month for the service. The USCG anticipates deploying Scan Eagles aboard all of its 11 National Security Cutters, once the fleet of ships have been built. Insitu Scan Eagle US Coast Guard • 08 MAY, 2019 • SOURCE: FLIGHTGLOBAL.COM • BY: GARRETT REIM • WASHINGTON DC Read More »


From Dolphins to Destroyers: The ScanEagle UAV 5/6/19

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Coast Guard arms entire cutter fleet with ship-launched drones

Fox News Flash top headlines for May 7 The Coast Guard’s vigorous push to equip its entire Cutter fleet with deck-mounted surveillance drones offers an interesting window into the service's expanding mission scope - to include an increased focus upon great power threats and potential military attacks such as small boat raids, submarine missions, enemy surveillance drones and even incoming fire. US NAVY Published 1 day ago By Kris Osborn | Warrior Maven Read More »


Air Force launched Minuteman III | PAC-3 MSE to UAE? | India to copy-paste Big Lizzie?

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Insitu awarded to supply UAS to U.S. Special Operations Command

Boeing Insitu ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle (Picture source: U.S. Army) May 2019 Global Defense Security army news industry POSTED ON MONDAY, 06 MAY 2019 11:08 Read More »


ArgenTech Solutions tapped to help fight wildfires

NEWMARKET — ArgenTech Solutions is being tapped by the U.S. government to use its drone technology to help fight wildfires. Posted May 5, 2019 at 3:15 AM Read More »


U.S. Will Unveil New Indo-Pacific Strategy Next Month

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76), left, and the Japanese helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181), right, sail in formation with 16 other ships from the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) during Keen Sword 19 on Nov. 08, 2018. US Navy Photo By: Dzirhan Mahadzir April 30, 2019 2:04 PM Read More »


Pacific News Minute: U.S. To Unveil New Indo-Pacific Strategy At Shangri-La Dialogue

Ships and submarines participating in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise 2012 sail in formation in the waters around the Hawaiian Islands July 27, 2012. RIMPAC is a U.S. Pacific Command-hosted biennial multinational maritime exercise designed to foster and sustain international cooperation on the security on the world's oceans. CREDIT CHIEF MASS COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST KEITH DEVINEY / U.S. NAVY By NEAL CONAN • 19 HOURS AGO Read More »


Asking for Answers: Drone Use Increasing on Wildfires

MEDFORD, Ore. — As drone technology improves, firefighters are taking advantage of the features by using them more and more on wildfires. In 2018, the state of Oregon saw the most drone flights on federal wildfires out of any other state. 2018 Drone flights on federal wildfire incidents. Data provided by Department of Interior (KTVL) by Brian Schnee Thursday, May 2nd 2019 Read More »


Insitu Eyes ScanEagle Exports

Insitu says U.S. Coast Guard plans to expand the use of its ScanEagle surveillance drone might draw international customers. BY MARCUS WEISGERBERGLOBAL BUSINESS EDITORREAD BIO MAY 2, 2019 Read More »


Xponential 2019: Hood Tech Mechanical develops VTOL flying launch and recovery system

Hood Tech Mechanical has developed a flying launch and recovery system (FLARES) that uses a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) quadcopter unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to launch and recover fixed-wing UAVs weighing roughly 13-40 kg. Pat Host, Chicago - Jane's International Defence Review 01 May 2019 Read More »


Malaysia, Indonesia To Receive Six ScanEagle 2 UAS Each From Washington

Scan Eagle UAS Malaysia will receive six ScanEagle 2 Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) later this year while Indonesia will receive an equal number in 2022 under the United States funded Maritime Security Initiative (MSI). Our Bureau 11:53 AM, May 1, 2019 Read More »


US to bolster maritime support for Vietnam, with possible warship visit this summer

The USS Carl Vinson docks at a port in Da Nang, Vietnam on March 5, 2018. Photo by VnExpress/Nguyen Dong By Minh Nga April 18, 2019 | 08:19 pm GMT+7 Read More »


From Dolphins to Destroyers: The ScanEagle UAV 4/4/19

Apr 04, 2019 04:54 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff Latest update [?] Read More »


Local Navy Contract Awards

WASHINGTON (April 5, 2019)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities. Contracts For March 28, 2019 Read More »


Unmanned Systems Asia 2019: Indonesia follows regional trend with ubiquitous ScanEagle

UV - UNMANNED VEHICLES 5th April 2019 - 12:00 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London Read More »


Lebanon receives 6 Scan Eagle drone systems from US

ScanEagle drone sits on its catapult prior to launch. Image: US Marine Corps/Gunnery Sgt Shannon Arledge Home/Business/Lebanon receives 6 Scan Eagle drone systems from US BUSINESSMIDDLE EAST FERGUS KELLY APRIL 4, 2019 Read More »


Army gets six Scan Eagle unmanned aircraft from U.S.

Lebanon News Apr. 03, 2019 | 12:05 AM The Daily Star Read More »


US transfers six more patrol boats to Vietnam coast guards

By Minh Nga April 1, 2019 A Metal Shark patrol boat delivered by the U.S. sails in the waters off Khanh Hoa Province in central Vietnam. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi Read More »


Vietnam looks to buy US-made ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicles

Mar 31, 2019 in Aviation, News Vietnam wants to purchase an US-made ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicles for use in Vietnam Coast Guard, according to VnExpress.net. According to media reports in recent weeks, Boeing is close to sealing a deal to ScanEagle sell unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to Vietnam. Read More »


Indonesia to receive new ScanEagle UAS

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From Dolphins to Destroyers: The ScanEagle UAV, update

Apr 01, 2019 04:50 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff Latest update Read More »


LIMA 2019: Vietnam looks to procure Boeing’s ScanEagle UAV

Industry Jon Grevatt, Langkawi - Jane's Defence Weekly 27 March 2019 Boeing is close to securing a sale of its Insitu ScanEagle long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to Vietnam, a company official has confirmed to Jane’s . Read More »


Insitu to support ScanEagle Site in Afghanistan

Mar 27, 2019 05:00 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff Middle East & Africa Read More »


BREAKING: Coast Guard to Issue Polar Security Cutter Contract in ‘Spring’

MARITIME SECURITY 3/21/2019 By Stew Magnuson Photo: Coast Guard Read More »


Coast Guard to Take $11.3 Billion Budget Proposal to Capitol Hill

Adm. Karl Schultz, Coast Guard commandant, salutes during the commissioning of Coast Guard Cutter Terrell Horne at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach, March 22, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall) 25 Mar 2019 Military.com | By Patricia Kime Read More »


Unmanned Systems Asia 2019: ScanEagle joins the coalface

Insitu has begun working with Australia’s Shell Queensland Gas Corporation (SQGC) to provide automated surveillance and trouble-spotting of wellheads under a contract signed in early 2019. 25th March 2019 - 09:33 GMT | by Damian Kemp in Brisbane RSS UV-UNMANNED VEHICLES Read More »


Hood Tech Upgrades Flying Launch and Recovery System (FLARES 2.0)

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Dream of working in space? Here’s how you can find out about the industry

Amanda Horswill and Aviation High, City North News March 13, 2019 5:06pm Aerospace fans will get a glimpse of how to cash in on a $6 billion Queensland industry of the future on Saturday. Read More »


Pictures: Royal Australian Navy’s ScanEagle

Images courtesy of the Royal Australian Navy BY MAREX 2019-03-02 16:50:13 The Royal Australian Navy is celebrating naval aviation with a pictorial tribute to the Insitu Pacific ScanEagle unmanned aerial system (UAS), one of the most widely used tactical UAS in the world, having flown over one million flight hours globally, but a relatively new capability Australia. Read More »


Insitu conducts first commercial UAS operations in PNG

UV - UNMANNED VEHICLES Insitu conducts first commercial UAS operations in PNG 18th February 2019 - 16:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team RSS Read More »


Boeing’s Insitu Nabs $117 Million Contract To Provide UAS Services To Coast Guard

By Calvin Biesecker | 7 months ago The Coast Guard late Wednesday awarded a potential $117.2 million contract to Boeing’s [BA] Insitu unit to provide contractor owned and operated small unmanned aircraft (sUAS) services aboard its fleet of National Security Cutters (NSC), the first time the service has contracted for sustained and wide-scale use of unmanned aircraft. Read More »


Deployment of ScanEagle on Four Coast Guard Cutters Possible by End of FY 2019

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US Coast Guard awards Insitu SUAS for National Security Cutter corrective action

Insitu said it was notified that it won the corrective action from the US Coast Guard's Small Unmanned Aerial System (SUAS) for National Security Cutter (NSC) programme. It will provide its ScanEagle endurance mini UAS. (Insitu) Pat Host, Washington, DC - Jane's Defence Weekly 03 January 2019 Read More »


ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial System Proves Valuable for Firefighting Crews at Northern California’s Camp Fire

Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, assisted from the air in the firefight against the Camp Fire in Northern California, now deemed the deadliest, most destructive wildfire in California’s history. By Press - 12 December 2018 Read More »


Insitu UAS proves invaluable for firefighters in California

APPLICATION BUSINESS EMERGENCY SERVICES HEADLINE NEWS UNITED STATES by ALEX DOUGLAS on DECEMBER 13, 2018 The ScanEagle UAS provided vital information to firefighters working against the Camp Fire in California, according to Boeing subsidiary, Insitu. The firm deployed its ScanEagle UAS alongside the TacitView and Cataline software payload to gather information to assist the firefighters in their efforts. Read More »


Minnesota native helped fly unique drone over California wildfires

December 04, 2018 06:12 PM 11 people are still missing after wildfires ravaged parts of California. More than 85 people have died in the country's deadliest wildfires in 100 years. It took a lot of manpower to finally get the fires under control, and a Minnesota native played a unique role. Read More »


From Dolphins to Destroyers: The ScanEagle UAV

November 26/18: MEUAS / ISR The US Special Operations Command is modifying a contract with Insitu. The additional $18 million cover mid-endurance intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services under the MEUAS 1.5B program. Nov 26, 2018 04:58 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff Latest update Read More »


U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Navy offload more than 5,100 pounds of seized cocaine

Crew members from the Coast Guard Pacific Tactical Law Enforcement Team offloads approximately 5,100 pounds of suspected cocaine from The Royal Canadian Navy HMCS Edmonton at Naval Base San Diego Dec. 7th, 2018. The contraband was seized by Coast Guard and Canadian Navy crews working together during counterdrug operations in the Eastern Pacific. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Taylor Bacon/released) HOMEMEDIA NEWS By U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area Read More »


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

Adm. Karl Schultz, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, has said the military service should equip all of its national security cutters with the ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system to aid in maritime operations, Military.com reported Monday. Posted By: Nichols Martinon: December 11, 2018In: C4ISR, News Read More »


Unmanned Aerial System Proves Valuable for Firefighting Crews at Northern California’s Camp Fire

NEWS PROVIDED BY Insitu 07:00 ET BINGEN, Washington, Dec. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, assisted from the air in the firefight against the Camp Fire in Northern California, now deemed the deadliest, most destructive wildfire in California's history. Read More »


Coast Guard wants cutters to get these high-tech drones

All Coast Guard National Security Cutters should have ScanEagle drones aboard and available for launch to boost high seas surveillance and aid in drug interdictions and arrests, according to Commandant Adm. Karl Schultz. NEWS Military.com Richard Sisk Dec. 11, 2018 10:56AM EST Read More »


The Coast Guard wants to put these high-tech drones on all its cutters to help shut down drug runners at sea

Flight test pilot Alex Gustafson carries an Insitu ScanEagle unmanned aircraft in preparation for a flight in Arlington, Ore., Tuesday, March 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Don Ryan) • The US Coast Guard leadership wants to outfit all of its national security cutters with ScanEagle drones. • During testing last year, these high-tech drones helped Coast Guard personnel arrest 10 drug traffickers and seize nearly two tons of contraband worth an estimated $55 million. • "I'd like to see every national security cutter have one on the back," Commandant Admiral Karl Schultz told reporters last week. Read More »


SOCOM’s long-term drone program

The U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has just awarded an $18 million contract to Insitu, a subsidiary of Boeing, as part of the MEUAS III unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) program. by Stavros Atlamazoglou · December 2, 2018 Read More »


Persistent Systems’ MPU5 radio to be integrated into ScanEagle

Insitu will incorporate Persistent Systems’ Wave Relay mobile ad hoc network (MANET) technology into its line of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), including the ScanEagle, ScanEagle2, ScanEagle3, Integrator, and RQ-21A Blackjack. Geoff Fein, Washington, DC - Jane's International Defence Review Read More »



Boeing is competing for a Defense Ministry tender which could result in billions of dollars flying into Israel's economy throughout the next decade. Read More »


Mobile ad-hoc networking (MANET) for unmanned aircraft

NEW YORK – Unmanned aircraft designer Insitu in Bingen, Wash., needed mobile ad-hoc networking (MANET) capability for the company's ScanEagle, ScanEagle2, ScanEagle3, Integrator, and RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). They found their solution from Persistent Systems LLC in New York. Read More »


Flexrotor Drone exercises the Alticam Super-EO

Aerovel's Flexrotor demonstrates Hood Technology's telescope turret on a pre-delivery flight for Precision Integrated Read More »


Insitu and partners progress payload offerings

Alongside its recently launched ScanEagle 3, Insitu is evolving its payload capabilities for its family of unmanned solutions with new technologies on the horizon. Read More »


Insitu Unveils New ID-Capable Unmanned Aircraft Camera

10 October 2018 Aviation Today reports that Insitu unveiled a new UAV, the Alticam-14, which has “video imaging capability high enough in quality to positively identify people from the air.” According to Insitu Director of Defense Programs Keith Hirschman, speaking Tuesday at the Association of the US Army’s annual convention, the enhanced intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities will be available for the Integrator, Integrator extended range, and RQ-21A Blackjack UAVs. Hirschman “said that the Alticam-14 is better than a 9 on the national imagery interpretability rating scale (NIIRS).” Read More »


Integrator Extended Range UAV

Integrator Extended Range (ER) is an advanced unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designed and manufactured by Insitu, a company based in the US. It is an enhanced version of the Integrator unmanned aircraft system (UAS). The Integrator ER UAV was officially unveiled by Insitu at the Air, Space & Cyber Conference (ASC) 2018, organised by the Air Force Association (AFA) at National Harbor, Washington, US, in September 2018. Designed to address the unmanned aerial mission requirements of militaries across the world, the UAV is tailored to perform a range of missions including maritime patrol, search-and-rescue (SAR), signal intelligence (SIGNIT), intelligence gathering, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and target designation missions. Read More »


With 11 tons of seized drugs, US Coast Guard asks for more ScanEagle drones

The Coast Guard has good reason to be excited about the potential of the ScanEagle and the improvement of drone capabilities. Read More »


Insitu wins contract to provide sUAS ISR Services aboard NSC fleet

Insitu has been awarded a contract to provide small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) ISR services aboard the Coast Guard’s National Security Cutter fleet. Read More »


Coast Guard awards $117M drone contract

Boeing’s Insitu subsidiary has won a five-year, $117 million contract to help deploy small unmanned aircraft across the Coast Guard's fleet of National Security Cutter ships. Read More »


Andy von Flotow, Insitu Honored as Gorge Tech Leader, Organization of the Year

The Gorge Technology Alliance (GTA) held its second annual awards program on December 16, 2014, recognizing Andy von Flotow of Hood Technology as the 2014 GTA Technology Leader of the Year and Insitu as the 2014 GTA Technology Organization of the Year. Read More »


Hood Tech Vision Introduces Ultra-Stabilized EO Imaging Payload with Ultra-Low SWaP for Small UAS

April 8, 2014 – Hood River, OR – Hood Tech Vision, a leading manufacturer of stabilized imaging payloads for small unmanned and manned systems, announces the new Alticam 05EO5 turret. Read More »


Hood Tech Vision Announces Delivery of 1,200 Stabilized MWIR UAV Payloads

April 28, 2014 – Hood River, OR – Hood Tech Vision, a leading manufacturer of stabilized imaging payloads for small and mid-sized unmanned and manned systems, celebrates the benchmark delivery of 1,200 cooled, midwave-infrared (MWIR) airborne payloads. Read More »


Hood Tech Vision to Demonstrate New Alticam 05EO5, 4-Axis Stabilized Imaging Payload at AUVSI 2014.

Hood Tech Vision, a leading manufacturer of stabilized imaging payloads for small unmanned and manned systems, will be demonstrating the recently introduced Alticam 05EO5, a 4-axis stabilized imaging payload for small to medium unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) at AUVSI's Unmanned Systems 2014 in Orlando, Florida, booth #847. Read More »


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