US sends six ScanEagle UAVs Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Malaysian Navy

The United States Embassy of Kuala Lumpur has recently revealed that a shipment of six Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle (UAV) called ScanEagle have arrived in Malaysia.

The United States delivered a first batch of six ScanEagle UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) to the Royal Malaysian Navy, a tweet published on May 7, 2020, by the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, reads. The ScanEagle is a small, long-persistence, low-hight unmanned an American-produced aerial vehicle (UAV).

In June 2019, the U.S. Department of Defense released a statement saying that an almost $48 million was awarded to Boeing subsidiary Insitu contract for 34 ScanEagle unmanned air vehicles for Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam and Philippines.

The subject of The Scan Eagle UAV is on Insitu’s SeaScan miniature robotic aircraft, drawing on Boeing’s systems integration, communications and payload technologies, to carrying inertially stabilized either an electro-optical or a camera which is infrared. The camera aims to allow the operator for tracking targets including stationary.

It is however given impetus by a tail-mounted two-stroke gasoline-fueled off-the-shelf model aircraft engine. The ScanEagle recently has the status on running automotive gasoline demonstrating a maximum persistence of 22h. It presents flight of 28h 44min on 17 January at the facilities of the company in Bingen, Washington.

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