Brazilian Navy activates unit to deploy ScanEagle drone

The systems, manufactured by Insitu, a subsidiary of Boeing, are optimized for low altitude and long duration flight.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The São Pedro da Aldeia Air and Naval Base, the cradle of the Brazilian Navy's Naval Aviation, celebrated the activation ceremony of the 1st Remotely Piloted Aircraft Squadron (EsqdQE-1), created to use the new Boeing ScanEagle remotely piloted aircraft (RPA).

This unprecedented operational capability of the Naval Aviation . . .

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