Top Royal Air Force representative to present at UAV Technology 2020

SMi Reports: Royal Air Force's Wing Commander Judith Graham to brief on RPAS Capabilities at UAV Technology, this September.

In recent news, the UK Royal Air Force is set to integrate the new Protector UAS, replacing the current Reaper models in service. As armed forces continue to invest in UAV developments, where remote combat UAS and ISR capabilities have solidified their importance to modern military operations, the RAF plans to acquire 16 Protectors by 2024.*

With that said, SMi Group's 5th annual UAV Technology conference, reconvening on 28th and 29th September 2020 in London, UK and will further investigate RPAS capabilities. The 2020 event promises to provide a comprehensive overview of the latest wingmen programmes, long range ISR capabilities, regulation, counter-UAS technology and more.

For Interested parties, there is an early bird saving of £300 for bookings made by 29th May. Register at

The Royal Air Force's Remotely Piloted Air Systems Programme Manager, Wing Commander Judith Graham will be providing an exclusive keynote presentation on ‘Transforming the Royal Air Force's RPAS Capabilities' covering:

• Progress in delivering the Protector Remotely Piloted Air System to the Royal Air Force and testing the limits of the platform.
• Advancing towards Airspace Integration and Certification.
• Operational advantage of the Protector and how this will be leveraged in future operational planning, including Brimstone missiles, and upgraded sensor packages.
• Looking further ahead: what part will the Protector play in future conflict both against near-peer and irregular adversaries.

Delegates attending Europe's leading conference dedicated to UAV development will learn from high profile UK and international military speakers as they meet and share their insight and experiences with UAV technologies.

For the full speakers and the programme, visit:

UAV Technology
28th - 29th September 2020
London, UK

Sponsored by: AeroVironment, Fizoptika, Leonardo and Mynaric

For sponsorship and exhibition queries please contact Justin Predescu or call +44 (0) 20 7827 6130

For delegate queries please contact James Hitchen or call +44(0)207 827 6054

For media queries please contact Carina Gozo at

*‘ RAF unveils deadly new Protector drone armed with ‘game-changing technology' (Express: August, 2019)


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