At Insitu, we design, develop, manufacture, deploy and improve our systems to be the perfect balance of agility and data-delivery power, with the Insitu systems design trinity: a) elegant hardware design; b) Integrated software; and c) adaptive concept of operations.
Our ScanEagle® unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) invented the agile ISR category — and our Integrator™ UAS is perhaps the most versatile payload platform in its class. When you combine these aircraft with our small-footprint, no-nets launch and recovery solution, you have what we believe to be the most mobile and flexible ISR delivery platform on the planet.
From mission planning to multi-aircraft and payload control, post-mission analysis and dissemination, our integrated software gives operators complete and intuitive control throughout every mission phase. Designed to work perfectly with our own UAS and your forward-operating teams, and to be interoperable with your other operations, Insitu software also allows you to augment the value of your ISR data, and get it to the right people at the right time.
Simply put: Hub-and-spoke is where unmanned aircraft are launched and recovery from a hub, and control is passed off to forward operators (“spokes”). Spokes can be situated virtually anywhere, from Humvees to speedboats. Flexible hub-and-spoke system configuration gives mission planners staging options for strategic mission support. The configuration is as powerful as it is flexible, allowing operators to:
Hub (land or sea): Launch, control and recover unmanned aircraft without requiring a runway for launch or recovery. Choose the best aircraft for the mission from Insitu’s family of UAS.
Spoke: Minimize your system footprint by eliminating launch and recovery from forward operations. A spoke takes control of an aircraft from a hub. When the mission ends, it passes control back to the hub for recovery and maintenance.
Man-packable remote video terminal: Keep troops and decision-makers informed by feeding Insitu UAS video to various networked remote video terminals.
BINGEN, Wash., Sept. 1, 2015 – While more than 625,000 acres of wildfires burned throughout the Pacific Northwest, crew members of the Insitu Rapid Response team launched a ScanEagle unmanned aircraft into the hazy skies above the Paradise Fire in Washington’s Olympic National Park. The event marked the beginning of an operational demonstration designed to show how unmanned aircraft technology can be a powerful force multiplier in the fight against wildfires.more
BINGEN, Wash., Aug. 5, 2015 – Launching its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft from Oliktok Point at the North Slope of Alaska, Insitu conducted flight operations for the U.S. Coast Guard 13-15 July. The successful demonstration was part of the Coast Guard Research and Development Center’s Arctic Technology Evaluation 2015 Search and Rescue exercise (SAREX 2015), an event designed to evaluate unmanned technologies in remote area Search and Rescue (SAR) and simulate a collaborative response effort between government and industry entities to an offshore emergency.more
BINGEN, Wash., July 30, 2015 – Under the terms of its latest contract, Insitu will build six RQ-21A Blackjack systems for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The $78-million Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (STUAS) Lot IV Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract is the latest event in the program’s progression toward the Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) phase.more
BINGEN, Wash., July 17, 2015 – Over the last week, Insitu hosted 20 high school students from around the Columbia River Gorge at its RoboFlight Academy, an aerial robotics summer program aiming to spark interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).more
IRVINE, Calif. June 19, 2015 - 2d3 Sensing, an agile commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) technology provider specializing in the improvement, processing, exploitation, and dissemination of motion imagery and metadata, introduces a 3D modeling capability as part of the latest release of its enterprise full motion video (FMV) PED software suite that extracts information from imagery captured by airborne surveillance systems.more
ODENSE, Denmark, May 28, 2015 – Boeing [NYSE:BA] and its subsidiary Insitu Inc. today successfully conducted the first-ever beyond visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) flights in Denmark under civilian authority. The flights were performed by Insitu’s ScanEagle unmanned aerial system during the Nordic UAS Event, at the Hans Christian Andersen Airport (HCA) in Odense.more
BINGEN, Wash., June 11, 2015 – Insitu is proud to be recognized for the third year in a row as a recipient of the Champions of Veterans Enterprise award for using veteran-owned small businesses in Fiscal Year 2014.more
BRISBANE, Australia, May 15, 2015 – Insitu Pacific, the Australia-based subsidiary of Insitu Inc., announced today that it will demonstrate the Insitu Common Open-mission Management Command and Control (ICOMC2) ground control station at IMDEX – Singapore’s flagship maritime defence event, May 19-21 in Singapore.more
BRISBANE, Australia, May 13, 2015 – Insitu Pacific, the Australia-based subsidiary of Insitu Inc., announced today that it will demonstrate the Insitu Common Open-mission Management Command and Control (ICOMC2) ground control station at MAST – Japan’s maritime systems and technologies event, May 13-15 in Yokohama.more
ST. LOUIS, Apr. 9, 2015 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] has acquired 2d3 Sensing, a wholly owned subsidiary of OMG plc [LON: OMG] specializing in motion imagery processing of critical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data generated from aerial platforms.more