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Coast Guard Issues Draft RFP for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for National Security Cutters

Coast Guard Issues Draft RFP for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for National Security Cutters

USCGC Stratton off Annapolis, MD, Oct. 31, 2011. Stratton is the third Legend-class ships in the Coast Guard’s new line of technologically advanced cutters. DoD photo

The U.S. Coast Guard is considering fielding a small unmanned aerial vehicle on its Legend-class National Security Cutters, according to a draft request for proposal that was posted this week on FedBizOpps. Read More

Insitu Introducing ScanEagle Maritime Surveillance Sensor, Expeditionary Launcher

Insitu Introducing ScanEagle Maritime Surveillance Sensor, Expeditionary Launcher

Insitu's new Flying Launch and Recovery System (FLARES) launches ScanEagle from the air and captures the vehicle without ground equipment. Insitu photo.

Insitu’s new Flying Launch and Recovery System (FLARES) launches ScanEagle from the air and captures the vehicle without ground equipment. Insitu photo.

Insitu’s ScanEagle small unmanned aerial vehicle will soon have two advancements to improve its performance in the maritime environment and on land – an expeditionary launching system and a new Visual Detection and Ranging (ViDAR) sensor for broad-area maritime surveillance – further opening up the potential vendor base for the Boeing subsidiary. Read More