Slingshot Surveillance

April 2009
Sea Power;Apr2009, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p20
The article focuses on the launch of the ScanEagle, a small tactical surveillance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) from Insitu Inc. and Boeing Co. in the U.S. The UAV has been deployed under an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) services contract for five years with the Marine Corps and Navy. Jack Kaady, Insitu's manager of maritime programs, says that it keeps sailors safer, because they will not carry drums of MOGAS and jettison racks.


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