Insitu bags Scan Eagle order
Insitu has been awarded a $48 million contract to deliver 34 ScanEagle UAS for the US Department of Defense foreign military sales programme.
The 34 ScanEagles are being delivered to a number of South East Asian countries to bolster their ISR capabilities.
Insitu will also provide spare payloads, spare and repair parts, support equipment, tools, training, technical services and field service representatives.
ScanEagle is a long-endurance, autonomous UAS capable of carrying payloads and sensors for night and day ISR missions.
Work will be completed in March 2022.
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