Insitu unmanned aerial vehicles watched pirates

Insitu, a Boeing subsidiary which makes unmanned aerial vehicles in Bingen, Washington, supplied the drone that assisted the Navy’s USS Bainbridge in its rescue of an American captain captured by Somali pirates. Insitu’s ScanEagle weighs 40 pounds, has a 10-foot wingspan, can fly 20 hours, and transmits day and night surveillance video. In other news, the Canadian Department of National Defence recently awarded Insitu a $30 million one-year contract to continue providing unmanned aerial vehicle services to its military.

  • Insitu assists in American hostage rescue
    The Enterprise – White Salmon – April 22, 2009
  • Drone built by Boeing subsidiary watches pirates
    Seattle Times – WA – April 13, 2009
  • New contract for small unmanned aerial vehicles (SUAV) will boost economy
    Government of Canada – April 6, 2009

    Insitu is a WTC client

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