Specifically, he served as the supervisory engineer, Carderock Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Underwater Explosions Research Division (UERD
) in Carderock, MD from 1997 to 2013 and as a structural engineer for UERD
in Portsmouth, VA from 1978 to 1997.
Drones desingned primarily for ISR duties are already uerd
to deliver bombs and missiles in low-intensity conflicts and in areas well removed from war zones, the question now is to what extent stealthy, dedicated Ucavs will be able to take over the traditional roles of conventional fighter/attack aircraft.