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Insitu furthers payload offerings

23rd May 2013 - 03:00 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Seattle

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Insitu has developed two new payloads for its ScanEagle UAS, with the latest expected to be ready for flight tests in coming weeks.

The company has developed the EO900 High Magnification Imager, featuring a 170x optical zoom but in a gyro-stabilised system, which Insitu claims is an almost five-fold improvement from current daytime imagers.

Speaking to reporters at a Boeing facility near Seattle, Curt Chesnutt, senior vice president of ScanEagle programmes, said the EO900 allowed operators to zoom in on specific objects of interest without having to employ the high definition cameras used on much larger EO-IR systems.

Chesnutt noted

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