Back to the Future: MQ-X Brings UAVs Into the Conceptual Battlespace
Colonel Bruce Emig, USAF, is Chief of the Irregular Warfare Division, Headquarters Air Combat Command. In this presentation, he discusses the vision set forward by IWD for RPA (remotely piloted aircraft) development and deployment. He highlights the importance of maintaining a need-based approach - and this need takes aim at the future battle space. Next generation sensors, stealth, all-weather capability, increased speed and payload: these comprise the formula for the RPA of the future.