Boeing subsidiary Insitu Inc. is being awarded a $7,407,625 firm-fixed-price order for the procurement of six ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems, related support equipment, training, site activation, technical services, and data for the government of the Philippines.
Work will be performed in Bingen, Washington, (70 percent); and Hood River, Oregon (30 percent), and is expected to be completed in July 2019, a US DoD release said Tuesday.
Foreign military sales funds in the amount of $7,407,625 are being obligated at the time of the award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
The Philippines Army is seeking reconnaissance and surveillance drones to help in its fight againt Maute rebels which are holding out in Mindanao province of the country for several weeks now.
The US has recently supplied the Philippines with Cessna aircraft equipped with reconnaissance equipment.
The Philippines Air Force has received two Cessna 208B turboprop ISR aircraft from that US to help in its fight against Islamic militants. A photo of the aircraft was published on the Air Force's social networking page taken on July 24 during a Special Flag Ceremony held at Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base, Grandstand Pasay City
Australia has deployed two AP-3C Orion spy planes in Mindanao to help the Philippine government in its ongoing campaign to liberate Marawi City from the Islamic State (IS)-linked Maute terror group. Lockheed AP-3C Orion is a variant of the P-3 Orion used by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) for tasks such as naval fleet support, maritime surveillance, search and survivor supply and anti-surface and anti-submarine warfare
Boeing-owned Insitu has won a more than $8 million contract from US Navy to produce Blackjack drones that consists of five air vehicles, two ground control stations as well as launch and recovery equipment for the Marine Corps. "Insitu Inc
Armed Forces of Philippines (AFP) will use its TC-90 aircraft leased from Japan to patrol the West Philippine Sea and Benham Rise, where China has been attempting to incur. The Philippines Navy officially received the first two of five TC-90 patrol planes from Japan yesterday,
Insitu Inc. has won the US Navy contract worth $8 million to procure support equipment, and support services for the ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft System operations for Iraqi armed personnel
Boeing subsidiary Insitu Inc. has won a $70 million contract to build eight ScanEagle drones for the Afghanistan armed forces
Insitu has won a $117 million contract to provide small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) ISR services aboard the entire US Coast Guard National Security Cutter fleet. The service contract covers the installation and deployment of sUAS for 200 hours per 30-day operational patrol period
The United States handed over six ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) to the Philippine Air Force (PAF) through a foreign military financing grant, in a ceremony held on March 13, at the Villamor Air Base, the PAF headquarters in Pasay City. The grant is estimated at $13
Lebanon will get six MD 530G light attack helicopters, six Scan Eagle drones and communication and night vision equipment under a United States government $120 million aid program. The aid is intended to boost border security and counter-terrorism work, the US ambassador to Lebanon Elizabeth Richard said on Wednesday after she met Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, local media reported
US has put on hold, the delivery of thousands of assault rifles ordered by the Philippines for its police forces due to alleged extra-judicial killings, human rights violations in drug war. The US has deferred shipment was put on hold at a Senate hearing for the proposed 2018 budget, an unnamed police official was quoted as saying by
The United States has deployed the Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) to Mindanao, southern Philippines, for additional surveillance in support of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) counterterrorism efforts. Compared to current surveillance platforms used in the region, the Gray Eagle has a longer flight duration which will enable a larger area of reconnaissance and surveillance, the US Embassy Manila said in a press release
Insitu is being awarded $21 million against a previously issued basic ordering agreement providing or the procurement of spare and sustainment parts to maintain the RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aircraft system in support of Naval Special Warfare fleet operations. Work is expected to be completed in June 2018, US department of defense said in a statement Tuesday
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