What Role are UAVs Currently Playing in ISR?



IDGA Editor
11/23/2011

What role is the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) currently playing in providing intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) to ground troops in irregular warfare environments? How will this function evolve over time? That was the central theme I posed to Dr. Earl William Powers, a Research Fellow at the United States Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory, in an interview with Defence IQ. "The main reason why I think we were so successful with the UAVs we’re using today is because...
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