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U.S. AFSOC to reveal insights into the MQ-9 Reaper Drone at the UAV Technology 2022 Conference
The Lead Evaluator Pilot and MQ-9 Branch Chief of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) has been announced to present at UAV Technology 2022.
By: SAE Media Group
A U.S. Air Force representative from the 163rd Attack Wing, said this was the first time an MQ-9 Reaper was refuelled by a joint platform and just the second time an MQ-9 got gasoline from another aircraft.
The training also enabled the 163rd Attack Wing to perform "Reaper ACE," or "agile combat employment,"
SAE Media Group is delighted to announce expert speaker, Major Joseph Ritter, Lead Evaluator Pilot and MQ-9 Branch Chief of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), at the 7th Annual UAV Technology Conference.
Taking place on 26-27 September 2022 in London, UK, this unique conference will enable delegates to hear more updates about the MQ-9 Reaper and its requirements for future operations.
To view the full conference agenda, please visit www.uav-technology.org/
In his presentation titled, 'Special Forces RPA Capabilities in Urban Operations', Major Joseph Ritter will give delegates an insight into:
Q: Where do you see the future challenges for UAV/RPAS integration moving forward?
A: "I think there is a strong risk of capability outpacing doctrine. The missions that were appropriate for RPAs against ISIS may not be the missions that are appropriate against new adversaries, so the military RPA community will need to honestly assess its capabilities against requirements to determine the appropriate way to employ the assets, and aggressively work to ensure operational plans make best use of what the platforms can do. This may require new models of command and control and will likely impact the support architecture associated with RPA missions."
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UAV Technology Conference
26-27 September 2022
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