The Navyís Silver Fox Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

December 1, 2004

Sponsor: Aerospace and Electronics Systems Society,Washington and Northern Virginia Chapter
Cosponsor: Antennas and Propagation Society, Washington and Northern Virginia Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Keith Krapels
Place: General Dynamics, 4121 Wilson Boulevard Suite 302, Arlington, VA
Time: Lecture at 5:00 pm; dinner at 6:30 pm (optional at nearby restaurant)
Directions: One block from the Ballston Metro stop.
More Info: The Silver Fox UAV was developed to give the Navy a low cost a birdís eye view during operations. As the
U.S. began preparing its forces for Operation Iraqi Freedom, the Department of the Navy called on the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to help find immediately deployable solutions for some Navy and Marine Corps needs. ONRís Tech Solutions office, which finds quick technology solutions for the Navy and Marine Corps, developed a small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that could give Marines up-to-date imagery on the battlefield.
Cost: Lecture is free; dinner (optional) is paid by attendees.
Contact: Dan Purdy, 703-588-1920, purdyd@onr.navy.mil. Please RSVP before Oct. 29 [??] to Carmen Bray at carmen.bray@gd-ais.com (preferred) or 703-469-3886.