Books tagged: unmanned aircraft systems

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2009-2047 U.S. Air Force Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and UAV Flight Plan - Current Program, Action Plan, Nano, Micro, Man-Portable, Air-Launched, Predator, Reaper, Global Hawk, Raven
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,670. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
The 2009-2047 U.S. Air Force Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and UAV Flight Plan has information on the current program and action plan, the platforms (nano, micro, man-portable, air-launched, Predator, Reaper, Global Hawk, Raven, Wasp), evolution of capabilities, manpower and pilot training issues, and much more. This Plan is an actionable plan to achieve the USAF vision for the future of UAS.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations in the National Airspace System: Safety Considerations, FAA Rules and Regulations, Plans for Expanded Use, Military Integration (UAVs, Drones, RPA)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,160. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This report, compiled from official sources at the Pentagon, FAA, and the GAO, reviews the status of UAS operations in the National Airspace System (NAS). It includes information about safety risks posed by UAS operations, FAA rules and regulations, plans for expanded use of unmanned aircraft, and the integration of military UAS into the airspace.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Integration of Weaponized Unmanned Aircraft into the Air-to-Ground System, Air War College Paper (UAVs, Drones, RPA)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This Air Force paper deals with the issues raised by using weaponized unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in battle, exploring mission employment and doctrinal problems.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Role of DoD Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Homeland Security - Border Security, History of UAVs (Remotely Piloted Aircraft - RPA, Drones)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This paper seeks to identify roles in which the nation can leverage these assets in the defense of the homeland. Drug interdiction, port security, disaster relief, search and rescue, and border patrol are just a few potential roles. Finally, this paper looks at potential obstacles, both legal and policy, to implementing a proposed way-ahead.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Enhancing Combat Survivability of Existing Unmanned Aircraft Systems - Components, Warning Systems, Jammers, Decoys, Shortcomings (UAVs, Remotely Piloted Aircraft)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Combat survivability is the capability of UAS to avoid or withstand a man-made hostile environment. This report explored how to enhance the combat survivability of existing UAS. Potential survivability enhancement options: changes in tactics, improving the situation awareness of the operator, equipping with the capability to counter an incoming threat, improving payload performance, and more.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Joint Doctrine for Unmanned Aircraft Systems: The Air Force and the Army Hold the Key to Success (UAVs, Remotely Piloted Aircraft)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Naval Science
This paper examines the differences between the Air Force's and Army's approach at meeting the demand for effective and efficient UAS operations. The first difference between the services is command and control (C2), with the analysis focusing on centralized versus decentralized C2. The second difference concerns locations and examines the benefits of remote operations over in-theater operations.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Comprehensive Planning and Training Strategy Needed to Support Growing Inventories, Greater Commonality and Efficiencies among Unmanned Aircraft Systems
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Two GAO reports about the military's unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) explore issues involving planning, training, and acquisition commonalities and efficiencies.
National Aeronautics Research and Development Plan and Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) Infrastructure Plan - Air Traffic, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), NAS, Hypersonic Flight, Safety
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,240. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Two reports by the U.S. government outline current plans for aviation and aeronautics research programs, with input from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Department of Defense (DoD), and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Department of Defense Report to Congress on Future Unmanned Aircraft Systems Training, Operations, and Sustainability
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document outlines planned force capability growth and forecasted attrition of UAS aircraft through FY 2017; Military Department personnel required for training and operations; personnel and aircraft basing intentions; and required military construction (MILCON) and airspace requirements for bases hosting UAS.
Integrating the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Into the National Airspace System
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,210. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The purpose of this study is to show that although the DoD and the FAA recognize the importance of integrating manned and unmanned aircraft within the NAS, there are many challenges and gaps that must be bridged to facilitate successful integration.