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Accession Number ADA582460
Title Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Mission Planning.
Publication Date Jul 2012
Media Count 24p
Personal Author R. K. Barnhart
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.
Keywords Air space
Mission planning
National guard
Uas(Unmanned aerial systems)

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 51B - Aeronautics
51C - Aircraft
74 - Military Sciences
Corporate Author Kansas State Univ., Manhattan.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final technical rept. 1 Apr 2009-31 Mar 2012.
NTIS Issue Number 1326
Contract Number FA9550-09-1-0271

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