Category Archives: Aerospace

Insitu awarded $43.7 million military contract

Insitu, a wholly owned independent subsidiary of Boeing, announced that it has been awarded a $43.7 million contract to supply up to 56 of its Integrator unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. The aircraft, which … Continue reading

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Washington issues report on growing the aerospace industry in the state

The Washington Council on Aerospace has issued a report providing recommendations to the Governor and Legislature on how to strengthen and grow the aerospace industry in Washington state. The report details objectives for growing and improving jobs, economic development, workforce … Continue reading

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Washington issues inaugural edition of Aerospace Bulletin

The Washington State Department of Commerce has launched the inaugural edition of the Washington State Quarterly Aerospace Bulletin. The goal of the bulletin is “to raise awareness and disseminate information on the Washington state aerospace cluster, local companies, and technologies.” … Continue reading

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Insitu unmanned aircraft are now helping to fight forest fires

The Vancouver Sun reports that Insitu ScanEagle unmanned aircraft “are being flown through thick smoke over intense wildfires to map where fire lines are holding and where flames are spreading.” University of Alaska research staff have been flying the planes … Continue reading

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Insitu expands production operations, employees and revenue from its base in rural Bingen, Washington

Insitu, a Boeing subsidiary which makes unmanned aerial vehicles in Bingen, Washington, announced that it has produced its 1,000th ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system and that it is expanding production to a facility in Stevenson, Washington. According to The Oregonian, “The … Continue reading

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Boeing’s acquisition of Insitu buys small-company culture; provides market power

Flight International, an international aerospace news weekly magazine, goes behind the scenes of Insitu and Boeing to see how the organizations will pair their cultural strengths in the growing market for unmanned aerial systems. Related external links (will open a … Continue reading

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Insitu wins $250M U.S. Special Ops contract for ScanEagle

Insitu, a Boeing subsidiary which makes unmanned aerial vehicles in Bingen, Washington, has received a five-year contract with a potential value of $250 million from U.S. Special Operations Command for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services using the ScanEagle unmanned aircraft. … Continue reading

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