Australian Defence Force Unmanned Aerial Systems – an exciting unmanned future ahead
Friday, 25 September 2020
15:45 – 17:00, Nepal Standard Time
LTCOL Joyce will describe the current status of ADF UAS, including their recent proliferation across the land force, and discuss the path to a highly autonomous future that includes more than $20B in investment in uncrewed technology.
About the speaker
Lieutenant Colonel Keirin Joyce, CSC
LTCOL Joyce is an Australian Defence Force Academy graduate with an Honours Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering. LTCOL Joyce has spent the last 14 years in support of the ADF Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) capability including deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan. LTCOL Joyce is a Chartered Professional Engineer, holds a Masters in Aviation Management (specialising in Human Factors), a Masters of Aerospace Engineering, a Masters in Military and Defence Studies, a Graduate Diploma in Secondary Education (Mathematics) and he is currently researching part time as a Doctorate of Philosophy student through ADFA. For the last three years, LTCOL Joyce was the Australian Army UAS Sub-Program Manager responsible for all Australian Army UAS activities and this year is the Royal Australian Air Force Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Sub-Program Manager. Keirin is married to Rachael and they have four children.