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Enhancing the extended awareness capability of the ESG : integrating Shotspotter and Cursor on Target technologies with unmanned aerial vehicles to enhance the mission capability of the ESG /

by Schaeffer, Kevin M.; Gibbons, Thomas J.; School (U.S.), Naval Postgraduate

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This thesis discusses two emerging technologies and how their integration with UAVs can improve the situational awareness capability of the Expeditionary Strike Group. Shotspotter is an acoustic gunshot detection system and Cursor on Target is an XML based schema to enhance information exchanges. When integrated with UAVs, these two technologies will drastically improve an ESG's efficiency and lethality in combat.
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School:The United States Naval Postgraduate School

School Location:USA - California

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:drone aircraft urban warfare strategy operational art military science

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