Project Zephyr – Ultra Persistent C4ISR from the Stratosphere – Dr Roger Tidswell –
With its record-breaking flight in the summer of 2018, the Airbus Zephyr demonstrated the potential for ultra-persistence ISR, which offers a step change in military capability. The presentation will provide an overview of the platform, CONOPS, payloads and applications, together with how to address the challenge of accessing data and intelligence, and data fusion with complementary data sources including satellite and manned aviation.
Dr Roger Tidswell has a technical background in materials and sensor physics and has worked with clients in sectors ranging from defence to government, energy, petrochemicals and international collaborative research. He first started working with the Zephyr team in 2009 and has managed platform development and build projects. He is currently working in Zephyr Business Development and Sales.