Wednesday, 23 October, 2019

Iran Unveils Production Line of Scan Eagle Drones

Eagle scan drone made in Iran

For the first time, Iran has unveiled a production line of Scan Eagle drones.

According to Fars news Agency, Iran has released the first images of production line of U.S-origin drones.

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Rear-Admiral Ali Fadavi had said previously that Iran has launched the production line of Scan Eagle drones.

Fadavi announced on December 4 that a US Scan Eagle drone had been captured by Iranian forces over the Persian Gulf upon the aircraft’s intrusion into the Iranian airspace.Iran has released footage of the captured drone, which is a long-endurance aircraft manufactured by Insitu, a subsidiary of Boeing.

The Boeing Insitu Scan Eagle is a small, lo13911119000124_PhotoLw-cost, long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) built by Insitu, a subsidiary of Boeing.

The Scan Eagle was designed by Insitu based on the Insitu SeaScan, a commercial UAV that helped fishermen look for fish. The Scan Eagle continues to be upgraded with improved technology and reliability.

Scan Eagle carries a stabilized electro-optical and/or infrared camera on a lightweight inertial stabilized turret system integrated with communications range over 62 miles (100 km), and flight endurance of 20+ hours.13911119000123_PhotoL

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