Category Archives: Military UAS

Israel Grounds Skylark Fleet After Two New Crashes

An IDF soldier from the Artillery Corps launches an Elbit Skylark drone, known in the IDF as a Sky Rider, on January 21, 2013. (Cpl. Zev Marmorstein/Israel Defense Forces)

Two small IDF drones crashed in the West Bank on Monday, the latest Israeli unmanned aircraft to go down in recent months, for as yet unclear reasons, the army said. Continue reading

Insitu Gets $9.8M US Navy ScanEagle Contract

Insitu Inc., Bingen, Washington, is being awarded a $9,830,523 firm-fixed-price contract to provide unmanned aircraft systems intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance services in support of maritime operations, including operations and maintenance of the ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems and real-time electro-optical imagery and infrared imagery.   Continue reading