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08:21 AM, March 29, 2018
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Boeing Insitu ScanEagle UAV being launched

Boeing subsidiary Insitu is being awarded a $47,037,076 delivery order for the procurement of eight ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in support of the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

The contract is under a Building Partnership Capacity case. It includes spares, support equipment and one logistician field service representative (FSR) 16 FSR operators to provide ScanEagle UAS technical services; two site surveys and site activation teams; and program management to sustain and operate the ScanEagle UAS.

Work will be performed in Afghanistan (95 percent) and fiscal 2018 Afghan Security Forces funding in the amount of $47,037,076 are being obligated at time of award.

The ScanEagle UAS are intended for surveillance and reconnaissance missions in support of ground troops in day/night operations.

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