Lieutenant Commander Santiago Juan Yáñez Gómez.
01/06/2018 | León
The head of the Spanish Navy’s 11th Aircraft Wing, Lieutenant Commander Santiago Juan Yáñez Gómez, on Thursday will take part at the UNVEX S&D roundtable discussion analyzing the operational experience with RPAS in all military branches. While attending the drone fair being hosted by the northwestern Spanish city of León, the Navy’s chief officer responsible for the use of RPAS talked to Infodefensa.com about the missions that the drones perform within Spain’s naval force.
What are RPAS’ main uses in the Navy?
The Navy mainly employs RPAS for ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) tasks. Basically, our mission is to provide tactical information in real time via high-resolution images over a long period of time. This information is of great help to the command when it comes to decision-making, as well as to the units themselves, either as a baseline for the planning stages or as a security element during the mission’s execution....
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