Colonel Colonel Gioacchino Violante
Armament Branch Chief
Italian Army General Staff
Main Conference Day One
Thursday, May 25th, 2017
• The challenges in developing common rules of engagement:
- How to identify an ‘enemy’ UAS versus friendly
- How to identify suspicious behaviour
When and where is it appropriate to engage with lethal/electronic countermeasures?
• Working within existing regulations on counter-drone measures in civilian air space
Main Conference Day Two
Saturday, May 27th, 2017
• Briefing on the Italian Army’s work on C-UAS
• Conceptualising the threat of drones in the battlespace
• Perspectives on countermeasures: what does the Italian Army view as an optimum response?