Exclusive interview with senior military representative, Colonel Enrique Martinez Vallas, Chief of the Acquisition Programs Section at the Spanish Air Force

Top Quote SMi group released an exclusive new interview with one of the key speakers of this year's conference on Unmanned Aerial Systems taking place 19 - 20 November in London. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) August 22, 2015 - In the run up to SMi's 15th annual conference on Unmanned Aerial Systems, Colonel Enrique Martinez Vallas, Chief of the Acquisition Programs Section at the Spanish Air Force, was asked a few questions regarding the conference and about the integration of Unmanned Systems within the Military sphere, its biggest opportunities within the Air Force, the future of the UAS industry for the Spanish Air Force and much more.

    "We need to demonstrate that the RPAS are an extraordinary tool for the combatant forces but also there is a need to use them at home and there are several important roles that they can play when not in operations, as immigration control, sea pollution control, against smuggling and trafficking where the benefits are directly affecting the population of our territories."

    On what he thinks the biggest opportunity within the Air Forces, the Colonel said:
    "We don´t forget that the future will bring unmanned combat systems, and from a pure conceptual point of view there is the biggest challenge but also the biggest opportunity for an Air Force."

    "Both political interest and industrial returns. To have a sound RPAS system we need the industry and today not many programs are developed by a single nation, consequently……….." Continue reading here: http://www.smi-online.co.uk/defence/uk/unmanned-aerial-systems?tab=downloads

    This year's conference on Unmanned Aerial Systems will feature insights from leading military institutions and experts such as NATO HQ, United States Air Force, European Defence Agency, Portuguese Police Forces, Danish Army, Swedish Armed Forces, plus many more. For the full speaker line-up, please visit www.uasconference.com/1888

    Join us on November 19th and 20th and explore the most highly relevant and niche developments within the field of UAS's and UAV's in relation to the military. In addition, this year's event will include an interactive half-day pre-conference workshop entitled Counter-UAS: The Next Arms Race? Hosted by Squadron Leader (Ret'd) Keven Gambold, CEO, Unmanned Experts on 18th November 2015.

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