Non-traditional Airborne ISR Makes the Leap from Unconventional to Conventional Warfare

Douglas Barrie serves as the senior fellow for military aerospace at IISS, the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London. In this interview, he describes full spectrum NTISR, or Non Traditional Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance, as deployed as an extension of air power worldwide. In a period of retracting economies and declining defence spending, we examine the real benefits of these technologies – from counter-IED operations to disaster response - while dispelli...
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