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July 11, 2014

Boeing drones to monitor Wash. wildfires

The Federal Aviation Administration has given Washington state authorization to use an unmanned drone to monitor wildfires that pose an urgent threat. Public Lands Commissioner Peter Goldmark said Tuesday that the additional real-time information will make things safer for firefighters. …

July 9, 2014

Farnborough: Insitu to extend family with larger platform

Insitu has revealed plans to develop its largest-ever UAV in order to answer evolving requirements of military forces operating in Africa and Asia-Pacific.…

July 8, 2014

Royal Navy launches UAV from active-duty ship

The Royal Navy has launched its first UAV from a ship on active operations. An Insitu ScanEagle was catapult-launched from the deck of the frigate HMS Somerset in the Arabian Gulf, according to UPI. “This is the first time we…

June 3, 2014

Blackjack UAS deploys to Afghanistan

A new unmanned air system (UAS) – the Boeing/Insitu RQ-21A Blackjack –has deployed to Afghanistan with the US Marine Corps, the navy confirms.…

February 6, 2014

UAS detection/avoidance systems developed

A team of researchers from the Queensland University of Technology, Boeing Research & Technology – Australia, and Insitu Pacific have developed what they believe to be a world-first on-board system for an unmanned aircraft to detect another aircraft using vision while…

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