Lieutenant Colonel



Joint Air Power Competence Centre (2016-2019)

Lieutenant Colonel Michel Busch was commissioned to the German Army as an artillery officer in July 2003. His subject matter expertise comprises Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and Imagery Intelligence (IMINT). He was recently deployed to the UN Peacekeeping Mission in MALI as U2 Deputy Chief ISR. In previous assignments, he was an Instructor for NATO Aerial Imagery Analysis and Head of the Full Motion Video Section at the German IMINT Training Centre. Major Busch holds a university diploma degree in Social and Political Sciences from the Bundeswehr Universität München and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Applied Sciences in Kempten.

Information provided is current as of December 2019

From the Author

Satisfying ISR Requirements in Stabilization Missions – Is Contracting the Right Option?

A Reflection from a Robust UN Peacekeeping Mission towards NATO’s Future Operations
By Lt Col 
The trend of outsourcing services and parts of businesses to third-party manufacturers or service providers has become more and more fashionable since the 1990s. One main reason is businesses wanting to focus on their own [...]

Unmanned Aerial Systems Miniaturization

Chances and Risks of an Irreversible Trend
By Lt Col 
The design of the first-ever Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) that appeared in the late 1970s and early 1980s was determined, and limited, by the payload size and weight of the sensors available. During that time [...]

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