Accession Number:

ADA582460

Title:

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Mission Planning

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. 1 Apr 2009-31 Mar 2012

Corporate Author:

KANSAS STATE UNIV MANHATTAN

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2012-07-03

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

The objectives of this award has been achieved and exceeded. The objective was to establish and initialize UAS operational protocols and procedures to incorporate UAS training and test capability within Kansas in conjunction with the Kansas national guard. This award has enabled follow-on funding which has resulted in UAS operational capability using multiple UAS platforms in support of multiple missions including workforce training as well as payload and airspace integration testing in addition to routine operations. This funding has allowed Kansas State University to establish itself as an international leader in this technical area and has contributed to state and local economic development initiatives.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations
  • Pilotless Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE