25/11/2020

Philippine Navy receives ScanEagle 2 UAS

Philippine Navy receives ScanEagle 2 unmanned aerial system – link

Source: Jane’s

Article Headlines
  • The Philippine Navy (PN) formally received an Insitu ScanEagle 2 UAS from the United States during a “turnover, acceptance and blessing ceremony” held at the Naval Base Heracleo Alano in the Philippine city of Cavite near Manila on 25 November
  • The PN said in a statement that the PHP710 million (USD14.79 million) system – which comprises eight unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), two launchers, the SkyHook recovery system and a ground control station – was handed over by US Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Kimberly Kelly and representatives from the US Embassy in the Philippines’ Joint US Military Assistance Group (JUSMAG)
  • The system, which was acquired through the US Maritime Security Initiative (MSI) program following a Philippine request made in 2017, will be operated by the PN’s Maritime Unmanned Aerial Reconnaissance Squadron 71 (MUARS 71), a recently activated squadron under the Philippine Fleet’s Naval Air Wing that will operate the aircraft out of Naval Station Leovigildo Gantioqui in San Antonio, Zambales Province
Overview & Comments
Share the article
Share on linkedin
Share on twitter
Share on email
Share on whatsapp
Share on telegram
Contact Us

And find how our services can benefit your company

Latest articles