BINGEN, Wash., Feb. 25, 2014 – Insitu announced today the successful demonstration of its Integrator unmanned aircraft system during the live flight event at IDEX in Abu Dhabi. The two-day live fly took place on 24 and 25 February at the Al Tareef Airstrip, and was held in conjunction with the Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference (UMEX). Integrator performed two flights, showcasing key features and capabilities including ease of transport and set up, small footprint launch and recovery systems and its open-architecture ground control application, ICOMC2.
“Our mission is to provide our global customers with the power to make the best decisions,” said Suzanne McNamara, Insitu’s vice president of business development. “Integrator delivers the endurance and payload flexibility our customers need to save lives, protect assets and successfully complete their mission. We are extremely honored to have the opportunity to demonstrate our tactical multi-INT platform to IDEX visitors.”
Insitu’s Integrator is a robust aircraft built on more than 10 years of operational experience. The system is modular, flexible and multi-mission capable, with six payload spaces and 40 lbs. of payload capacity. The USMC Program of Record RQ-21A Blackjack (under NAVAIR PMA-263) is a variant of this platform.
Show attendees are invited to learn more about the capabilities of the Integrator platform as well as Insitu’s other unmanned technologies at the Insitu booth (02-A42 in the US Pavilion).
Insitu Inc., located in Bingen, Wash., is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company. Insitu designs, develops and manufactures UAS and provides associated services for commercial, civil and defense applications. With a small footprint and customer focus for both land and sea operations, the company’s family of UAS solutions and global mission support serves the needs of worldwide customers.
To date, these systems have accumulated more than 815,000 operational flight hours and 101,000 sorties. For more information, visit www.insitu.com.
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