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Yemen Plans to Buy Insitu ScanEagle UAVS

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Yemen Planning On Acquiring Insitu ScanEagle UAVs

(Source: Forecast International; issued August 18, 2014)

SANA'A, Yemen --- Yemen is planning to acquire the Insitu ScanEagle unmanned air vehicle (UAV) through a proposed United States Navy contract with the manufacturer.

The deal includes just one ScanEagle System. It will consist of nine ScanEagle Electro-Optic and three ScanEagle Infra-red UVAs. The deal also includes a 12 month/3,600 flight hour sustainment package, acceptance testing, spares, technical manuals and training.

The ScanEagle is a low-cost, long-endurance UAV developed by Boeing and The Insitu Group. The UAV, which is four-feet long with a 10-foot wingspan, can remain on station for more than 15 hours.