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September 23, 2014

Researchers Are Saving Sea Cows, Rhinos, And Other Animals With Drones

Neil Smith, Insitu Pacific Ltd. Marine researcher Amanda Hodgson holding an aerial drone. Studying ocean animals can be a tough gig. By simply observing them you change their environment. You can try to get as close as possible by boat,…

September 16, 2014

Orbital delivers First Engine to Insitu subsidiary of Boeing

Orbital Corporation Limited (Orbital) has delivered the first purpose-built ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) propulsion system to Insitu Inc., a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, for in-house testing and development. Designed specifically for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) class UAVs,…

July 11, 2014

Boeing drones to monitor Wash. wildfires

The Federal Aviation Administration has given Washington state authorization to use an unmanned drone to monitor wildfires that pose an urgent threat. Public Lands Commissioner Peter Goldmark said Tuesday that the additional real-time information will make things safer for firefighters. …

July 9, 2014

Farnborough: Insitu to extend family with larger platform

Insitu has revealed plans to develop its largest-ever UAV in order to answer evolving requirements of military forces operating in Africa and Asia-Pacific.…

July 8, 2014

Royal Navy launches UAV from active-duty ship

The Royal Navy has launched its first UAV from a ship on active operations. An Insitu ScanEagle was catapult-launched from the deck of the frigate HMS Somerset in the Arabian Gulf, according to UPI. “This is the first time we…

June 3, 2014

Blackjack UAS deploys to Afghanistan

A new unmanned air system (UAS) – the Boeing/Insitu RQ-21A Blackjack –has deployed to Afghanistan with the US Marine Corps, the navy confirms.…

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