International Journal of

Unmanned Systems Engineering

ISSN: 2052-112X

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International Journal of Unmanned Systems Engineering (IJUSEng)


IJUSEng provides a refereed authoritative source of research in the field of unmanned systems engineering. The journal promotes the advancement of the applied science, technology and operation of unmanned systems through the dissemination of original research representing significant advances in the design, development, testing and operation of autonomous systems. IJUSEng is a platform for authors and researchers for communicating their latest findings, ideas and methods at the forefront of technology in unmanned systems engineering.



The Editorial Board will consider high quality original research articles, review articles, point-of-view articles, correspondence, technical notes and conference reports in the areas of aerial, ground, surface, underwater and space vehicle engineering. The scope is wide, covering research, design, development, operation, safety and reliability.


The scope extends, but is not limited, to:

Aerodynamics and aeroelasticity

Airships & aerostats

Autonomy and swarming

Economic impact

Electrical & electronic systems

Fire-fighting and disaster management

Flight control systems and avionics

Flight stability

Flight test & evaluation

Fluid mechanics

Human factors

Human-machine relationships

Law enforcement applications


Micro air vehicles

Micro-electro-mechanical systems

Modelling and simulation

Multi-vehicle systems


Optical, acoustic and electromagnetic communications

Platform and payload integration


Rotor craft design

Safety management systems

Satellite and spacecraft technologies

Socio-technical systems

Software engineering

Structural and mechanical design

Testing and performance

Unmanned systems control interfaces

Unmanned systems operator training

Visible, infra-red and radar sensors

Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk

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