Featuring a Distinguished & Diverse Group of Speakers Including:
Mr. Earl Wyatt, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Rapid Fielding (RF), OSD (AT&L)
- Mr. Dyke Weatherington, Director, UW & ISR, Strategic and Tactical Systems, USD AT&L
RDML Mathias W. Winter, USN, PEO, Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons (PEO(U&W))
Mr. Jeff Tomczak, Director, S&T Division Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory
- Dr. Bradford Tousley, Director, TTO, DARPA
CAPT Duane Ashton, USN, Unmanned Maritime Systems, PMS 406 Major Acquisition Program Manager
- Mr. Joseph A. Giampapa, Senior Member, Technical Staff, Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute
“U.S. and allied combat operations continue to highlight the value of unmanned systems in the modern combat environment. Combatant Commanders and warfighters value the inherent features of unmanned systems, especially their persistence, versatility, and reduced risk to human life. The U.S. military Services are fielding these systems in rapidly increasing numbers across all domains: air, ground, and maritime... The DoD’s vision for unmanned systems is the seamless integration of diverse unmanned capabilities that provide flexible options for Joint Warfighters while exploiting the inherent advantages of unmanned technologies, including persistence, size, speed, maneuverability, and reduced risk to human life. DOD envisions unmanned systems seamlessly operating with manned systems while gradually reducing the degree of human control and decision making required for the unmanned portion of the force structure...
[Some of ] the challenges facing all military Services in the Department include: Interoperability , Autonomy, [and] Manned-Unmanned (MUM) Teaming…” (DoD Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap, ‘FY 2011- 2036)
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