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  • 25 July 2018

    The US Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAVCAD) has awarded Insitu Inc. a $10.8 million contract to deliver an additional 27 ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems to Afghanistan. In addition to the systems, the contract includes 37 payloads and spares in support of the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The July 24 award follows previous contracts, awarded […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Photos: EUNAVFOR Spanish Navy’s counter-piracy efforts off the Horn of Africa are enhanced by the presence of an unmanned aerial vehicle which helps prevent, or respond timely to potential attacks. A crew from Spain’s 11th Squadron, which is usually based in Cadiz, is currently deployed with Operation Atalanta, together with their Boeing Insitu-built Scan Eagle […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Equipment & technology

    SeeByte, the global leader in creating smart software for unmanned maritime systems, has today announced the compatibility of its SeeTrack Military software systems with the Marine Sonic Technology, Ltd. high resolution Sea Scan HDS side-scan sonar system. Ioseba Tena, Sales Manager at SeeByte commented; “Having successfully worked together with Marine Sonic Technology in the past, […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Training & Education

    After two and a half years protecting the World Food Programme (WFP) ship, MV Caroline Scan, from pirate attack off the coast of Somalia, the EU Naval Force has bid the vessel and her hard-working crew a fond farewell.   In April 2014, MV Caroline Scan will be entering a period of maintenance, so the […]

  • 20 February 2012
    Training & Education

      Amphibious dock-landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) conducted, for the first time aboard, testing of Scan Eagle, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), used in coordination with both Gunston Hall and the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Feb. 1-14. Scan Eagle is an Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) asset and the decision to deploy it […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Coast Guard informed that it would test Insitu’s ScanEagle small unmanned aircraft system by deploying the system  from the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton stationed in Alameda, California. Should all go well, the service plans to deploy the system in 2017. The Coast Guard procured this contractor-owned and -operated system under an existing Naval Air Systems Command contract award. The […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Just 7 months after the UK Ministry of Defence ordered the system from Boeing Defence UK, footage released yesterday, 22 June, shows ScanEagle taking flight from HMS Somerset in the Gulf.   The system, which can be launched by a pneumatic catapult from Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessels, is unarmed and used for […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Victoria, currently deployed in operation Atalanta, visited a total of 30 craft off the coast of Somalia during the second week of January. These endeavors were part of the European Union mission, and are intended to ascertain that piracy in the area is fully under control. During the seven days that […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Training & Education

    The crew of HMAS Newcastle found their recent Sea Qualification Trials demanding, testing weapons and engineering systems after a lengthy maintenance period. Added to this hive of activity was the embarkation of the Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit and the Navy Unmanned Aviation Systems Unit teams who joined Newcastle to conduct first-of-class flight trials […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Force Commander French Rear Admiral Dupuis meets EUNAVFOR Dutch WFP vessel protection detachment on board M/V Caroline Scan. On June 5 in the morning, EUNAVFOR Force Commander Rear Admiral Dupuis and members of his staff met the Dutch Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD), which is deployed on board World Food Programme chartered M/V Caroline Scan. […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Conservators and scientists from Naval History and Heritage Command’s Underwater Archeology Branch (UAB) and Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD) collaborated to begin a three dimensional laser scanning of the Howell Torpedo, April 30.   “The torpedo was lost in 1899 during a training exercise on board USS Iowa and recovered in May 2013 […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Industry news

    Insitu Pacific, the Australia-based subsidiary of Insitu Inc., announced on July 9 that it was awarded a contract to provide its ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) to the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). The delivery of these systems will be accompanied by training, logistics and ship installation, as well as specialist in-country maintenance support. The […]

  • 11 November 2013

    The Lithuanian Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD), deployed with the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta since August 2013, is tasked with the protection of the World Food Programme (WFP) ship MV Caroline Scan. Embarked on the Caroline scan around the clock, the AVPD ensures the security of the WFP shipments, delivering much […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Engineers at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division – Ship Systems Engineering Station (NSWCCD-SSES) completed scans of a U.S. Coast Guard Cutter, Oct. 5, using new three-dimensional laser metrology equipment. Laser metrology uses laser-based measurements to create a computer-generated, 3D representation of an object by determining hundreds, thousands or even millions of coordinates and […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    A team from the Australian Navy’s unmanned aircraft systems unit have deployed to Christmas Island, an Australian territory in the Indian Ocean, to test their ability to conduct long term UAS operations without support. The six member detachment is operating from the island’s aerodrome, testing the limits of the ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system, with visual detection and […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Coast Guard began installation of a small unmanned aircraft system on Coast Guard cutter Stratton, a national security cutter based in Alameda, California, on October 3, 2016. The Coast Guard plans to deploy the Insitu ScanEagle sUAS on Stratton beginning in early 2017 and will use the data gathered to refine the service’s […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Royal Navy just spent $45 million on the ScanEagle UAV, which is part of a market set to be worth $8.35 billion by 2018, according to a recent market intelligence report. One thing is clear: the role of UAVs in maritime reconnaissance and surveillance is becoming a key area for development and investment right […]

  • 3 November 2017

    Royal Navy’s hydrographic survey ship HMS Enterprise recently surveyed the wrecks of Royal Navy ships lost in the Falklands War to mark the 35th anniversary of the South Atlantic conflict. HMS Coventry was scanned lying with her port side buried in the sea bed. The separated remains of HMS Antelope, which lie at a 45-degree […]

  • 12 August 2013

    After 148 days in charge, the Finnish Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD) handed over the responsibility for the protection of the World Food Program (WFP) Ship MV Caroline Scan to a Lithuanian AVPD on 10 August. On behalf of Rear Admiral Bob Tarrant, Operation Commander European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia, Lieutenant Commander Laurent […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Scientists launched unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from a research vessel July 13-18 in a significant experiment that could help boost the US Navy’s radar and communications performance at sea. Sailing off Virginia Beach, Va., the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) Research Vessel (R/V) Knorr explored ocean and atmospheric weather variations that can change the angle […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The flagship of the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR), NRP Alvares Cabral has conducted a fast-rope insertion exercise on a World Food Programme (WFP) vessel, providing the opportunity for Portuguese sailors to meet their Finnish colleagues embarked on the WFP ship as an Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD). Whilst patrolling in the Gulf of Aden […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Unit (UASU) showcased the navy’s newly acquired Schiebel Camcopter S-100 vertical take-off UAV at the Avalon airshow that concluded on March 5. The UASU is tasked with trialing and testing two different unmanned aircraft types – the ScanEagle (fixed wing) and the Schiebel Camcopter S-100 (rotary wing) for […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Embarking on operation Manitou, Royal Australian Nay frigate HMAS Newcastle became the first to deploy on operations with an MH60R helicopter and a ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial System. Commanding officer Newcastle Commander Mark Sirois said their pre-deployment work-up involved integration of the new capabilities. “We prepared the ship in all respects for the mission and ensured our […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The sea trials of the UAV ‘Scan Eagle’ on board the Spanish Navy’s Landing Platform Dock ship (LPD) ‘Galicia’ have successfully concluded. She was the first Spanish Navy warship to launch, operate and recover an unmanned air vehicle. During the first sea trials, the UAV was 7 hours airborne with ranges of up to 40 […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Royal Navy is to get its first unmanned ‘eye in the sky’ in a £30m deal to buy the ScanEagle reconnaissance aircraft. The pilotless plane has been used by the US Navy over the past decade and has been trialled by the Royal Navy. Whitehall is investing in the small, unarmed ScanEagle robot planes […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Coast Guard announced it has awarded a contract to Insitu Inc. to deliver small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for the service’s national security cutters (NSCs). Installations of sUAS on NSCs are planned at a rate of about two per year, the coast guard noted adding that the total value of the contract including […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy’s division for unmanned aircraft systems recently achieved a milestone as their ScanEagle UAV completed the first of class flight trial in late March. During the trials, which were conducted onboard HMAS Choules, the Aviation Maintenance and Flight Trails Unit assessed all facets of unmanned aircraft systems operation in an embarked setting. The fixed-wing […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sailors and scientists from a variety commands, organizations and militaries searched for the wreckage of Revolutionary War ship Bonhomme Richard from September 2-9. Underwater archaeologists from the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC), Navy divers from mobile diving and salvage unit(MDSU) 2, sailors from Naval Oceanography mine warfare center (NOMWC), sailors from the French mine […]

  • 19 October 2011

    The German frigate FGS KOELN, participating in European Union Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta, has recently escorted M/V CAROLINE SCAN to the Kenyan port Mombasa. The ship is chartered by the World Food Programme and will be loaded with urgently needed food for the people in Somalia. Additionally a German Vessel Protection Detachment (VPD) […]