Zephyr and other developments in military Unmanned Air Systems

26 January 2017

Bristol Branch


This lecture will describe the exciting developments within the Zephyr project as we look to demonstrate the viability of a High Altitude Pseudo Satellite platform. Alongside this project, Group Captain Mitchell will also describe some of the other new projects within the team and how UAS technology, and its military exploitation, have been accelerating in recent year.

Speaker Details

Group Captain ‘Mitch’ Mitchell

Group Captain ‘Mitch’ Mitchell is the Type Airworthiness Authority and Project Engineer for the Unmanned Air Systems Team at MOD Abbey Wood. The team provides the UAS for all three Services of the UK military as well as supporting a number of technology demonstrators.


Bristol Branch

Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre

589 Southmead Road,



BS34 7RG