Canada's Force Protection and Offensive Operations



IDGA Editor
11/21/2011

Comments provided by BGen J.B. Bruce Ploughman, Chief of Staff, Canadian Expeditionary Force Command, Canada National Defence. Can you highlight some of the main uses of UAS in the Afghan theater – what did the Manley report highlight about Canada’s use of UAS in conflict? As could be expected, the UAS were in general terms used for both defensive (force protection) and offensive operations. At low altitude, the small UAV's (e.g. Scaneagle, Sperwer) could be used to check out...
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