Unmanned Ground Systems: A Quieter Path to Autonomy

Unmanned Ground Systems (UGS) are poised to generate a significant societal impact through 2040.  Aerial and maritime (UAS and UMS, respectively) will continue to garner headlines and make waves, but in terms of every day impact, ground systems are where the rubber will meet the road. UAS and UMS will continue to grow and penetrate… Continue reading Unmanned Ground Systems: A Quieter Path to Autonomy

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An Implementation Strategy for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

An implementation strategy should follow a well-defined hierarchy of considerations that moves from general requirements down to a narrow guideline for actual flight operations.  Taking this into account, a process might follow a protocol such as: Define the mission requirements and justify the use of UAV over manned vehicles; Use mission requirements to define UAV… Continue reading An Implementation Strategy for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)