Friday, February 22, 2013
SOCOM Selects Insitu for MEAUS Contract
The U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has awarded Boeing subsidiary Insitu a 26-month Mid-Endurance Unmanned Aircraft Systems (MEUAS) Intelligence Gathering, Target Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) contract.
The contract calls for Insitu to develop new technologies to increase the ISR capabilities of its ScanEagle UAS for military special missions use.
"Insitu is honored to continue providing ISR services to the warfighter," said Curt Chesnutt, senior vice president of ScanEagle programs at Insitu. "For the past three and a half years we have provided SOCOM agile and responsive and uninterrupted services with our ScanEagle system and we look forward to continuing our valued relationship." More