Insitu is a pioneer leader in the design, development, production and operation of high-performance, cost-effective unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Our focus is to deliver our global customer base with the highest-quality ISR information, as quickly as possible. Our family of long-endurance, runway-independent UAS have logged hundreds of thousands of combat flight hours since 2004, and we have successfully operated in some of the most extreme environments in the world.
Agility, precision and endurance are the core of Insitu. Our people and our equipment are in-theater now, adapting to whatever mission comes our way. Our aircraft are modular, allowing upgrades as technology advances, and are launched with 99 percent mission-readiness. We have the highest standards for the ISR solutions we deliver to our customers. Our systems are crisper, clearer and brighter than any other — and always point at the exact spots our customers need. We are on station for as long as it takes to get the job done — from design to delivery, to being in the field and in the air.
To meet new operational needs and address the global market, we have introduced scores of game-changing technology that have dramatically improved imagery and exploitation, operational security, training, airspace safety, reliability, maintainability and availability.
We maintain a strong network of partners, allowing us to provide specialized in-country support for any region in the world. This includes Insitu Pacific, our Australia-based affiliate, which we established to serve the unique needs of the Asia-Pacific region. We are also fully backed by our parent company, The Boeing Company, and its 95+ years of world-renowned innovation, delivery, performance and value.
Practical applications of our technology include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, border patrol, coastal monitoring, anti-piracy missions to protect the free flow of international goods, environmental monitoring, search and rescue, disaster relief, and other missions that are too long, dull or dangerous for human pilots.
Queensland Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) researchers have made what’s believed to be a world-first breakthrough for small Unmanned Aircraft (UA), developing an onboard system that has enabled a UA to detect another aircraft using vision while in flight.more
BINGEN, Wash., Jan. 2, 2014 – Insitu announced today the delivery of an RQ-21A Blackjack to the Navy and Marine Corps. This represents the first Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) system delivered under the Navy’s Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (STUAS) contract and enables the program to enter into the initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E) phase.more
BINGEN, Wash., Feb. 12, 2014 – Insitu announced today the 2.0 release of ICOMC2, the company’s innovative, small-footprint common command and control system. Since its introduction in 2012, ICOMC2 has redefined the Unmanned Airborne System control concept. It enables a single operator to control multiple unmanned vehicles using small-footprint, mobile hardware and features an open-architecture design that users can customize with plug-ins and new applications.more
BINGEN, Wash., Jan. 13, 2014 – Insitu is pleased to announce that employees Judith Schwader (manager, engineering process improvement) and Amber Timblin (depot maintenance group supervisor) will be honored with The Manufacturing Institute’s prestigious Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Awards. The STEP Awards celebrate women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in manufacturing, and are part of the larger STEP Ahead initiative, which promotes the role of women in the manufacturing industry.more
BINGEN, Wash., Aug. 12, 2013 – Insitu announced today that it will demonstrate the Insitu Common Open-mission Management Command and Control (ICOMC2) ground control station at the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI) Unmanned event, Aug. 12-15 in Washington, D.C.more
BINGEN, Wash., July 12, 2013 – Insitu, a leading provider of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), broke ground on a new 120,000-square-foot production facility near its headquarters in Bingen, Wash.more
BINGEN, Wash., May 22, 2013 - Insitu announced today that RQ-21A reached Milestone C under the Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (STUAS) contract with Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). The achievement will enable the program to transition from the Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase to a Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) phase and enter initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E).more
BRISBANE, Australia, May 14, 2013 - Insitu Pacific, the Australia-based subsidiary of Insitu Inc., announced today that it has delivered a ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) to its partner Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) of Japan. This delivery means that the ScanEagle UAS is now ready for operational use by the Japanese Ground Self Defence Forces (JGSDF).
BINGEN, Wash., April 9, 2013 - Insitu Inc. announced today the successful first maritime flight of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (STUAS) RQ-21A. The nearly two-hour flight launched from the USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) after three months of land-based development testing and operational assessment.more
BINGEN, Wash., April 9, 2013 - Insitu announced today the launch of its partnership with Santos Lab, a leading/innovative developer and manufacturer of hand launched unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The alliance further demonstrates Insitu's commitment to meeting the diversified needs of the Brazilian Armed Forces by forming strategic, long-term relationships with proven Brazilian companies.more
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