Category Archives: Insitu

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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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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Insitu: the origin and evolution of its unmanned aircraft

The Seattle Times explores the history and evolution of Insitu, a Boeing subsidiary which makes unmanned aerial vehicles in Bingen, Washington. From finding tuna to supporting military reconnaissance, Insitu grew from a three-person company in 1998 to a six-hundred person … 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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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 … Continue reading

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Insitu awarded $20.9 M defense contract for unmanned air systems

From the DoD press release: Insitu, Inc., Bingen, Wash., is being awarded a $20,917,403 firm fixed price contract for the procurement of ScanEagle Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) hardware for four operational sites, 3 spare/operational float packages, and critical spares kits … Continue reading

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Insitu CEO and President Steve Sliwa, and other company heads, give acquisition advice in TechFlash

TechFlash‘s John Cook and Eric Engleman spoke with six company heads including Steve Sliwa of Insitu for their advice to entrepreneurs who are considering deals. Related external links (will open a new window): Read the article at TechFlash – end … Continue reading

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Insitu acquired by Boeing

Insitu, a maker of unmanned aerial systems in Bingen, Washington for military and commercial customers, has been acquired by Boeing. Insitu will continue to operate independently as a separate subsidiary under Boeing Integrated Defense Systems’ Military Aircraft unit. Related external … Continue reading

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