Defining Generic Tasks to Guide UAVs in a MUM-T Aerial Combat Environment

  • Sebastian LindnerEmail author
  • Simon Schwerd
  • Axel Schulte
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 903)


In the fighter jet domain, it is very difficult to delegate tasks to unmanned systems because such a MUM-T scenario contains tasks from different dimensions, e.g. from AI, SEAD, OCA, etc. At the same time, there is a demand for a uniform and transparent operating concept, e.g. using a tactical map. Therefore, a way is looked for to describe the many different tasks with a uniform framework. In the presented approach a task command is split into an environmental object (physical, logical) to which the instruction refers. A military action to be performed on this object and a time parameterization (slack-time).

The object specification corresponds to the classification as it is usual for vectorized GIS data (point, line, area). The military action results from the different types of use (AI, SEAD, etc.) and the domains of action (Intelligence, Effect, etc.).


Human-autonomy teaming Cognitive agent Task-based control human-system integration Control pattern Task formalization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sebastian Lindner
    • 1
    Email author
  • Simon Schwerd
    • 1
  • Axel Schulte
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Flight SystemsUniversität der Bundeswehr MunichNeubibergGermany

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