publication . Doctoral thesis . 1993

A concept of unmanned aerial vehicles in amphibious operations

Collins, Kipp A.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jun 1993
  • Publisher: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
Abstract
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. The purpose of this thesis was to perform a conceptual study of using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in amphibious operations. It focused on the command relations, tasking and critical problems in UAV amphibious operations. This thesis investigated the question of whether using UAVs at sea is a feasible complement to current amphibious operational doctrine and, if so, then what expense is incurred to assets on which it is embarked and assigned to the Amphibious Ready Group. This thesis concluded that UAVs were a feasible complement to current amphibious doctrine, but several critical issues to include EMI,...
Subjects
free text keywords: Unmanned aerial vehicles, Amphibious operations
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