NASA discusses Global Hawk UAVs used for earth observation at UAS 2014

SMi's 14th annual Unmanned Aerial Systems conference takes place on the 17th – 18th December 2014, London, UK.

London 21 August 2014

NASA uses their Global Hawk UAVs for environmental monitoring missions like keeping track of hurricanes, among other things. The UAVs have relatively long range and endurance and can only stay in the air for about a day (28 hours) at a stretch.

Discuss the use of NASA's Global Hawk UAV at this year's 14th annual Unmanned Aerial Systems conference as Chris Naftel, NASA Dryden Global Hawk Project Manager from NASA presents on 'Opening new opportunities for earth science research'. Click here for further details.

We are also delighted to announce Keith Norton, Chief Operating Officer Operations from Trilogy Communications has joined the conference speaking panel. Keith will present on:

Unified Communications Challenges for UAS

*Multi-level secure IP Intercom
*The continued importance of voice in collaborative decision making
*Experience in supporting US Navy and USAF UAS programmes

Don't miss the following presentations at UAS 2014:

Learning Lessons from Operations - a British Army UAS Perspective. Hosted by:
Craig Palmer, Commanding Officer, UAS Branch Leader, 32nd Regiment Royal Artillery

Exploiting Operational Lessons from Contingent Operations. Presented by:
Andy Taylor, SO2 UAS Plans, Capability Directorate Combat Support
Geraldine Montgomery, Lead UAS Staff Officer for WATCHKEEPER, Capability Directorate Combat Support
Derren Smith, UAS Training and Doctrine, Capability Directorate Combat Support
W02 Haigh, UAS Trials and Development, Capability Directorate Combat Support

UAS: Italian Air Force Experience. Presented by:
Lorenzo Rispoli, MQ1 - MQ9 Program Office Deputy Lead, Italian Air Force Staff

Air & Land UAV missions. Presented by:
Charles Tardy-Joubert, Major, French Army

The early bird expires this 30th September so those interested are advised to book today and save £100.

For further information please visit or contact the team on +44 (0) 20 7827 6064.

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