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RAeS Washington, DC Branch | Counter-UAS (military)

  • 09 Nov 2017
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • British Embassy, 3100 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008


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Counter-UAS (military)

Panel discussion

November 9, 2017, 6-8 PM



The proliferation of innovative unmanned technologies to improve productivity, bolster safety and create new business opportunities has accelerated over the past several years.  Unfortunately, these developments have also introduced new capabilities for adversaries.  During our panel we will explore the emerging issues associated with drones and unmanned systems from a military perspective, including spectrum, safety and solutions, and discuss how to best capture lessons learned in theater to protect our homeland.

Guest Panel Speakers


  • Andrew MacDonald, Deputy Program Executive Officer, Unmanned Aerial Systems, Science and Technology, Department of Homeland Security
  • Ryan McCready, Director Hex​ ​Horus​ ​LTD, Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems
  • Chris O'Donnell, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Joint Rapid Acquisition Cell
  • Robert D. Thompson, Jr., Sr. Consultant for Government Affairs
    Technology & Aviation Regulatory Compliance at Falcon Foundation UAS L.C.C.  Registered sUAS Lobbyist.



  • Dr. Andrew Roettgen, Ph.D., C-UAS Engineer/Scientist, Technology Strategy Branch (TSB), J8, DTRA, Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO)


British Embassy, 3100 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008


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Registration Deadline: Midnight, November 6th, 2017

Free for RAeS Washington, DC Branch members

$15 for students

$25 for non-members

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Lee Harman (Event Chairman) - (610) 405-6790 


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