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July 23 - The Drones Are Coming!

Professor John E. Jackson, CAGS, M.S., M.E.
Naval War College

Professor John Jackson will discuss the past, present and future uses of robotic and unmanned systems, both in the military services and in private use. His fast-paced and fact-filled presentation will discuss the systems involved, the operational challenges they address, and the legal and ethical ramifications of their use. He will address everything you always wanted to know about drones, but were afraid to ask! He currently serves on the faculty of the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.

 Bio Brief: Professor Jackson retired from the US Navy at the rank of Captain after 27 years of active service. He has taught at the Naval War College for the last 20 years. His areas of expertise are national security decision-making, logistics, and the role of unmanned systems in conflict. He is the recipient of the Department of Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award and the US Navy Legion of Merit. The teaches a course entitled “Unmanned Systems and Conflict in the 21st Century” where he provides students with broad exposure to current and projected unmanned and robotic systems in use with the Department of Defense and in the civilian sector.

6:00 PM Chaplin B. Barnes Reading Room
Lanphear Livery, One Bay Street, Watch Hill, RI

Free Admission


Professor John E. Jackson, CAGS, M.S., M.E.