US Drones for PH

Six Boeing Insitu ScanEagle drones for PH.

US transfers six surveillance drones to Philippines

MANILA: The United States handed over six surveillance drones to its ally the Philippines on Tuesday (Mar 13), as part of efforts to boost its ability to tackle a growing threat from Islamist militants and to respond to natural disasters.

The six Boeing Insitu ScanEagle drones, which have two cameras and can operate for up to 24 hours on a single run, were financed through a US$13.7 million¬†grant from Washington’s foreign military assistance programme.

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