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Non-Kinetic Solutions to UAS

Michael A. Balazs
Technology Integrator, Global Operations and Intelligence Programs, MITRE Corporation
Jonathan Rotner
Lead Systems Engineer, MITRE Corporation

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The Author is Michael A. Balazs

Dr. Michael A. Balazs serves as the Technology Integrator (TI) for MITRE's Joint Staff, Combatant Commands, and Defense Intelligence programs. In this role, he coordinates research needs and technology transition between MITRE IR&D programs and its sponsors. He co-coordinates a portfolio of small Unmanned Aerial System programs ranging the Commercial of the Shelf Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) work program to the MITRE Challenge for Countering Unauthorized Aerial... Read More

The Coauthor is Jonathan Rotner

During his time at MITRE, Jonathan Rotner has focused on applying Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) Technology to Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) applications. His projects have ranged from smartphones, to 3D printing, to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), to mixing all 3, to swarms, to trying to stop the drones that we've created. He has worked on internal research programs and sponsor projects, strategy teams to technology development, and enjoys working with STEM in the... Read More

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