Military

Insitu Signs Pact with Canadian Forces

By Tish Drake | April 22, 2009

Boeing subsidiary Insitu, of Bingen, Wash., received a $30 million contract from the Canadian government to provide small unmanned aerial vehicle (SUAV) services to support the Canadian Forces’ intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations in Afghanistan. The initial one-year contract includes two additional one-year options. The new contract includes in-theater flight operations, on-demand payload reconfiguration and aircraft maintenance. The company said the SUAV services include training Canadian Forces personnel, providing operations and maintenance personnel in theater, providing technical and engineering support, and managing an integrated logistics support system.

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