Boeing subsidiary Insitu is field-testing improved sensors for its ScanEagle as more capable payloads become available for small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS). The 44-lb. ScanEagle normally flies with either an electro-optical (EO) or infrared (IR) turret, but Insitu is flight testing a sensor that combines the current EO camera with a mid-wave infrared (MWIR) imager. In addition to day/night capability, the new MWIR/EO sensor “allows us to play with colorization,” says Curt ...

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