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Uaswest13 egan

  1. 1. sUAS NEWS GROUPWhere The World Comes For Unmanned News
  2. 2. MY BACKGROUNDFAA sUAS ARCwww.suasnews.comOmega Unmanned SystemssUAS News Podcast Serieswww.suasnews.com/suas-news-podcast/
  3. 3. SEQUESTRATION SPECIAL• The Test Bed Aerostat (TBA) can liftup to 400 lbs. at Sea level to 2200’AGL, and 350 lbs. to a ceiling of 5500’MSL.*• SMDCBL can assist in payloadintegration including, custom payloadsled, power supply and datacommunication with two aerostatsystems. Our TBAs are mobile andadaptable.• SMDCBL supplies a test record thatincludes; flight profiles, meteorologicaland TBA relevant information to use asa baseline for system data collection.*Accommodations can be made for specific experiments.The SMDC – The Battle Lab has theinfrastructure, expertise, industry partners andprogram connections to supportexperimentation, refinement and augmentationof systems currently in the DOD andgovernment inventory.* We can and do support non-military projects.
  4. 4. • SITE LAUNCHED IN 2009• STORIES AND INTERVIEWSAP, CNN, DAILEY MAIL, FORBES,HUFFPO, NBC, THE NEW YORKER,NEW YORK TIMES, RUETERSWIRED…• PODCAST LAUNCHED IN MAYPodcast Website2009201020112012200,000Downloads1,246,000Views10,007200,930847,000
  5. 5. RPAS POTENTIAL• BIGGER THAN GREEN• TECHNOLOGY IS HERE TODAY• APPLICATION POTENTIAL: UNKNOWN
  6. 6. RPAS CHALLENGES:• PRIVACY/PUBLIC PERCEPTION• TEST CENTERSWHO CAN AFFORD THE OVERHEAD?• NPRMWHAT WILL THE PUBLIC SAY?WHAT SHOULD WE SAY?• SEPTEMBER 2015FULL NAS INTEGRATION?
  7. 7. PRIVACY OR FEAR?:• CELLPHONES• SOCIAL MEDIA• EMAIL• BANKING• MEDICAL RECORDS• SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS• THE CLOUD
  8. 8. TALIBAN TREATMENT(ASYMETRICAL WARFARE OVERLAY CONUS)PUBLIC RPAS (DRONE) DOMESTIC USECOMFORT FACTOR SCOREBOARDRIFLING U.S. CITIZENS(WEAPONIZIED SYSTEMS USE CONUS)SEARCH AND RESCUE (SAR)TRACKING FUGITIVESBORDER SECURITYISSUE SPEEDING TICKETSAGRICULTURE (AG)100% FAVORABLE25% NOT SO MUCH0% FULL ON CRAZY TALK10% OH, HELL NO!SOURCES: MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY POLLING OF NEW JERSEY, PEW, FAA, sUAS NEWS75% THAT’S COOL50% GETTING SQUIRLY
  9. 9. RPAS OPPORTUNITIES:• TEST CENTERSFULL STEAM AHEAD?• NPRM FOR SFAR 06/00/13• SEPTEMBER 2015DRONETOPIA?WE MUST INVEST IN…• THE REGULATORY CONVERSATIONASTM F-38RTCA –SC 203POLITICAL• CHANGING CURRENT PERCEPTIONSMILITARY/POLICE
  10. 10. QUESTIONS?www.suasnews.comwww.suasnews.com/suas-news-podcast/CONTACT: patrick@suasnews.com

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