Mission

UAS Consulting Group delivers optimized teams of subject matter experts, providing focused support of the highest value.

Vision

Accelerate the advancement of military technologies and operations, bolster US defense posture, and enable the highest levels of combat effectiveness.

Values

  • Integrity
  • Honor
  • Excellence

Leadership Team

ADRIAN D. ARJONILLA
Chief Executive Officer
UAS Consulting Group, LLC

Adrian Arjonilla is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of UAS Consulting Group, LLC (UAS-CG).  He has served as Chief Executive Officer since he started the company in April 2016.  In this role, Arjonilla is responsible for the leadership, oversight, and strategic development of UAS-CG.  Arjonilla specializes in constructing tailored teams to provide focused support of the highest value – the core thrust of UAS-CG.

ROBERT A. FORINO
Director of Operations
UAS Consulting Group, LLC

Rob Forino is the Director of Operations for UAS Consulting Group, LLC (UAS-CG). He has served as Lead Consultant, and Chief of Strategic Development since joining UAS-CG in December of 2016. In his current role, Forino is responsible for leading teams of Subject Matter Experts in support of cutting-edge efforts while managing day-to-day operations and budget execution of UAS-CG. Forino excels in team leadership, business organization, and professional relationship development with UAS-CG clients.

Consulting Team

RETIRED & ACTIVE DUTY SMEs

 

  • Highly Qualified/Experienced Operators
  • Unit – HHQ Leadership
  • Comprehensive Mission Set Coverage
  • Deep Systems & Operational Knowledge
  • “Ops PhDs” – Weapons School, TPS, etc.

STRENGTHS

 

  • Operational Relevance
  • Multi-Domain Competency
  • Air / Land / Sea
  • Space / Cyber / Intel / EW
  • Strategic Teaming
  • Focused Support

EXPERTISE

  • Warfighter Integration
  • CONOPS
  • Tactics, Techniques, & Procedures (TTPs)
  • Training Program Development
  • Training/Operations Direct Support
  • Flight Test & Evaluation (DT&E / OT&E)
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)
  • Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR)
  • Close Air Support (CAS)
  • Joint Terminal Attack Control (JTAC)
  • Information Warfare (IW)
  • Offensive & Defensive Cyber
  • Electronic Warfare (EW)
  • Space C2 / EW / Orbital Warfare
  • 5th Gen Fighter Weapon Systems
  • Air Combat
  • Aerial Refueling (AR)
  • Air Mobility
  • Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR)
  • Special Operations
  • Command & Control Systems (C2)

SME SAMPLE SET: 4TH & 5TH GEN FIGHTER/TACTICAL

 

SME Experience Platforms Expertise
Consultant (SME)

Brig Gen USAF (Ret), Chief of Staff, Air & Army National Guard, State of South Carolina

– Commander, Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Command Test Center (AATC)
– Director A5/8, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center
– Weapons School Graduate/Instructor
– Squadron Commander
– USAF Weapons School Graduate
– Instructor/Evaluator Pilot

Crew Position: Pilot

Military Flight Hours : 6,000+

– Manned: F-16, HH-60, AT-38, SF-50

– Warfighter Requirements
– Command
– HHQ
– Operational Test & Evaluation
– Weapons Systems Integration
– Air Combat
– Close Air Support
– Combat Search and Rescue
– Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses
– Aircrew Formal Training
Consultant (SME)

Colonel USAF (Ret), Director of Operations, USAFCENT/A3

– Chief of Activities Synchronization, ISAF Joint Command
– Vice Wing Commander
– Chief, Combat Plans Division, EUCOM AOC
– Squadron Commander
– USAF Weapons School Graduate
– Instructor/Evaluator Pilot

Crew Position:  Pilot

Military Flight Hours : 7,500+

– Unmanned: MQ-9

– Manned: F-16, T-38, T-37

– Warfighter Requirements
– Command
– HHQ
– Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance UAS
– Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance
– Air Combat
– Close Air Support
– Combat Search and Rescue
– Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses
– Aircrew Formal Training
Consultant (SME)

Colonel USAF (Ret), Operations Group Commander

– Deputy Operations Group Commander
– Squadron Commander
– Director of Operations
– Flight Commander
– USAF Weapons School Graduate
– Instructor/Evaluator Pilot

Crew Position: Pilot

Military Flight Hours : 4,600+
– Unmanned: MQ-9
– Manned: F-16, T-38, T-37

– Warfighter Requirements
– Command
– HHQ
– Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance UAS
– Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance
– Air Combat
– Close Air Support
– Combat Search and Rescue
– Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses
– Aircrew Formal Training
Consultant (SME)

Lt. Col. USAF (ANG), Commander, Detachment 3, 53rd Test and Evaluation Group, Nellis AFB

– Chief Liaison of ANG Foreign Material Exploitation
– Director of Operations
– Chief Instructor Pilot
– Chief of Wing Weapons and Tactics
– USAF Weapons School Graduate
– Operational & Prototype Test Pilot
– Instructor/Evaluator Pilot
– Flight Commander

Crew Position:  Pilot

Military Flight Hours : 2300+

– Manned: F-22, F-15, MC-12,     T-38, T-6

– Warfighter Requirements
– Command
– 5th Gen Weapons Systems
– Low-Observable / Stealth
– Air Combat
– Aircrew Formal Training
– Foreign Material Exploitation
– Flight Test / OT&E
– Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance

SME SAMPLE SET: UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS (UAS)

 

SME Experience Platforms Expertise
Consultant (SME)

 

Colonel USAF (Ret), Wing Commander

– Operational Group Commander
– Squadron Commander
– Director of Operations
– Group Standardization and Evaluation
– Flight Commander
– Weapons and Tactics Officer
– Test Engineer
– Instructor/Evaluator Pilot

Military Flight Hours : 3060+

– Manned: F-16, T-38, T-37

– Unmanned: MQ-1, MQ-9

– Warfighter Requirements
– Command
– Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance UAS
– Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance
– Close Air Support
– Special Operations
– Search and Rescue
– Fighter/Bomber Systems & Operations
– Aircrew Formal Training
– UAS Combat Operations Stand Up
Consultant (SME)

Lt Col. USAF (Ret), PACAF Exercise Liaison Officer

– Deputy Group Commander, Test & Evaluation Group, Nellis AFB
– Squadron Commander
– Test Pilot & Program Manager
– Director of Operations
– Chief of Training
– Division Lead / Flight Commander
– Instructor/Evaluator Pilot

Military Flight Hours : 3,500+

– Manned: C-130, T-1, T-37

– Unmanned: MQ-1 & MQ-9

– Warfighter Requirements
– Command
– Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance UAS
– Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance
– Flight Test
– Close Air Support
– Special Operations
– Search and Rescue
– Airlift
– Aircrew Formal Training
Consultant (SME)

Lt. Col. USAF (Ret),  Squadron  Commander

– Director of Operations
– Chief of Weapons and Tactics
– Executive Officer
– USAF Weapons School Graduate
– Instructor/Evaluator Pilot

Crew Position: Pilot

Military Flight Hours : 2800+

– Unmanned: MQ-1, MQ-9

– Manned: F-15, F-16, T-38,    T-37

– Warfighter Requirements
– Command
– HHQ
– Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance UAS
– Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance
– Air Combat
– Close Air Support
– Combat Search and Rescue
– Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses
– Aircrew Formal Training
Consultant (SME)

 

Major (AFR),  Branch Chief C4ISR Requirements Air National Guard Readiness Center (NGB/A5)

– Chairman, MQ-9 Operations Center Requirements Council
– Air National Guard MQ-9 Liaison: Air Force Research Lab (AFRL)
– Air National Guard MQ-9 Liaison: Special Program Office (SPO)
– Assistant Chief Pilot
– Operations Supervisor
– Flight Commander
– Instructor Pilot

Military Flight Hours : 5000+
– Manned: KC-10, T-1, T-37
– Unmanned: MQ-1, RQ-4Commercial Flight Hours: 100+
– American Airlines: A321
– Warfighter Requirements
– High-Altitude Long-Endurance UAS
– Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance UAS
– Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance
– Close Air Support
– Special Operations
– Search and Rescue
– Aerial Refueling Systems & Operations
– Aircrew Formal Training
– Global Airlift

SME SAMPLE SET: SENSOR OPERATOR

SME Experience Platforms Expertise
Consultant (SME) Flight Test & Training Center Lead Sensor Operator, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI)
-Air Force Formal Training Unit Instructor/Evaluator
-Flight Test & Evaluation
Flight Hours : 800+
-Unmanned: MQ-1, MQ-9
-Warfighter Requirements
-Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance
-Close Air Support
-Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance
-Sensor Systems
-Weapons Systems
-Training Program Development
-Flight/Classroom Instruction
-Program Management
-Business Development
Consultant (SME) Program Site Lead, Ball Aerospace Corp.
-Program Manager
-Flight Instructor
-Flight Test & Evaluation
-Hyper-Spectral Analyst II
-Imagery Analyst I
Flight Hours : 1400+
-Unmanned: MQ-1, MQ-9
-Warfighter Requirements
-Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance
-Manned & Unmanned ISR
-Close Air Support
-Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance
-Sensor Systems
-Hyper-Spectral Analysis
-Geospatial Imagery Analyst
-Weapons Systems
-Training Program Development
-Flight/Classroom Instruction
-Program Management
-Business Development
Consultant (SME) Air Force Weapons School Graduate
-Air Force Formal Training Unit Instructor
-Modeling & Simulation Project Lead
-DMO-LVC
-Systems Engineer
Flight Hours : 1000+
-Unmanned: MQ-1, MQ-9
-Warfighter Requirements
-Aircrew Formal Training
-Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance
-Sensor Systems
-Weapons Systems
-Training Program Development
-Flight/Classroom Instruction
-Modeling & Simulation
-Program Management
-Business Development
Consultant (SME) Sensor Operator / Subject Matter Expert, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI)
-Air Force Instructor/Evaluator
Flight Hours : 3,200+
-Unmanned: MQ-9
-Warfighter Requirements
-Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance
-Close Air Support
-Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance
-Sensor Systems
-Weapons Systems
-Training Program Development
-Flight/Classroom Instruction
-Program Management
-Business Development

SME SAMPLE SET: CYBER

 

SME Experience Platforms Expertise

Consultant (SME) CYBER

Maj (ANG), Chief, Weapons and Tactics

– Director of Operations
– USAF Weapons School Graduate/Instructor/Evaluator
– Air Reserve Component (ARC) DCO WEPTAC Chair
– Flight Commander

GG-14, Principal Intelligence Analyst

– Team Lead
– Senior Analyst

Crew Position: Crew Commander, Network Analyst, Host Analyst

Platform Operated:
– Cyber Vulnerability Assessment / Hunt (CVA/H)

Intel Mission Areas:
– Cyberspace Force Employment
– Counterspace EW / C3
– Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS)

– Warfighter Requirements
– Information Warfare (IW)
– Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO)
– Incident Response (IR)
– Hunt Forward Operations (HFO)
– Cyber Effects Integration (CEO)
– Intelligence Analysis
– Cyber Threat Intel
– Mission Planning

Consultant (SME) CYBER

Maj (ANG), Chief, Weapons and Tactics

– Team Lead, Joint Fires Element Future Operations, USCYBERCOM
– Weapons School Graduate/Instructor/Evaluator
– Chief, Cyber Operations, United States Forces Korea
– Chief, Operations Training, Crew Commander, & Operator, Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team

Crew Positions: Crew Commander, Defensive Counter Cyber (DCC) Operator

Platform Operated: Air Force Cyber Defense (ACD)

– Warfighter Requirements
– Information Warfare (IW)
– Offensive Cyber Operations (OCO)
– Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO)
– Information Operations (IO)
– Fires Planning / Targeting
– Incident Response
– Cyber Ranges
– Cyber Collection (C-S&R/C-ISR)
– SAP/STO Integration

Consultant (SME) CYBER

Capt (ANG), Chief, Weapons and Tactics

– Weapons School Graduate
– Air Reserve Component OCO WEPTAC Chair
– Instructor / Evaluator

Crew Positions: Crew Commander, Interactive On-Net Operator – Warfighter Requirements
– Information Warfare (IW)
– Offensive Cyber Operations (OCO)
– Interactive On-Net Operations
– Cyber Collection (C-S&R/C-ISR)
– Cyber Effects Integration

SME SAMPLE SET: INTEL

 

SME Experience Platforms Expertise
Consultant (SME)

 

Lt. Colonel (ANG), Operations Group Deputy Commander

– Squadron Commander
– Director of Operations
– Mission Operations Commander (MOC)

Platforms Supported:
– DCGS
– Unmanned: MQ-1/9, RQ-4, RQ-170
– Manned: U-2, MC-12

– Command
– Warfighter Requirements
– Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance
– Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination
– Targeting
– DOMOPS / DSCA
– Incident Awareness & Assessment
Consultant (SME)

 

Lt. Colonel USAF (Ret), Branch Chief, National Guard Bureau A2 Directorate

– ANG DCGS Program Element Manager
– Air Operations Center (AOC) HHQ Support Lead
– Federal and State Liaison, ISR Capabilities & Mission Sets
– Mission Operations Commander (MOC)
– Mission Intelligence Coordinator (MIC)

Platforms Supported:
– DCGS
– Unmanned: MQ-1/9, RQ-4
– Manned: U-2, MC-12

– Headquarters Level Program Management
– Warfighter Requirements
– Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance
– Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination
– Targeting
– Cyber ISR/Operations
– DOMOPS / DSCA
– Incident Awareness & Assessment
Consultant (SME)

 

Lt Col (ANG), Intelligence Squadron Commander, Utah Air National Guard

– ANG DCGS Working Group Chairmen
– Director of Operations
– Chief of Information Operations
– Chief of Intelligence Research, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards AFB
– Mission Operations Commander (MOC)
– Mission Intelligence Coordinator (MIC)

Platforms Supported:
– DCGS
– Unmanned: MQ-1/9, RQ-4
– Manned: U-2, MC-12
– Command
– Warfighter Requirements
– Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance
– Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination
– Targeting
– Signals Intelligence
– DOMOPS / DSCA
– Incident Awareness & Assessment
Consultant (SME)

 

Lt. Colonel (ANG), Intelligence Squadron Director of Operations

– California Military Department, Chief of Plans, Air Operations
Mission Operations Commander (MOC)
– U-2 Mission Planner
– Instructor Navigator

Platforms Supported:
– DCGS
– Unmanned: MQ-1/9, RQ-4, RQ-170
– Manned: U-2, MC-12

– Command
– Warfighter Requirements
– Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance
– Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination
– Targeting
– DOMOPS / DSCA
– Incident Awareness & Assessment

SME SAMPLE SET: AIR MOBILITY

 

SME Experience Platforms Expertise
Consultant (SME)

 

Colonel USAF (Ret),  Operations Group  Commander

– Director of Operations
– Chief of Operations Group Standardization and Evaluation
– Production Flight Test Pilot (PFT)
– Flight Test Engineer
– Flight Commander
– Instructor/Evaluator Pilot

Military Flight Hours : 3200+

– Manned: KC-135, C-21, T-1, T-37

– Unmanned: MQ-1 & MQ-9

Commercial Flight Hours: 570+

– LR 40/45/60

– Warfighter Requirements
– Aerial Refueling Systems & Operations
– Global Airlift
– DV Transport
– Flight Test
– Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance UAS
– Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance
– Close Air Support
– Special Operations
– Search and Rescue
– Aircrew Formal Training
Consultant (SME)

 

Lt Col USAF (Ret), KC-46 Detachment Commander

– KC-46 Detachment Director of Operations
– B-2 Instructor Test Pilot
– C-17 Instructor Test Pilot
– Chief of Safety
– Flight Commander
– Instructor/Evaluator Pilot

Military Flight Hours : 3400+

– Manned: KC-46, C-17, B-2, T-1, T-37

– Warfighter Requirements
– Aerial Refueling Systems & Operations
– Global/Tactical Airlift
– Low-Observable Tech. / Stealth Systems
– Heavy Bomber / Air to Ground Attack
– Nuclear & Conventional Mission Sets
– Flight Test
– Aircrew Formal Training
Consultant (SME)

 

Lt Col USAF (Ret), Chief of Standardization & Evaluation

– Operations Supervisor
– Flight Commander
– Instructor/Evaluator Pilot
– Executive Officer

Military Flight Hours : 2700+
– Manned: MC-130, MH-53, T-38, T-37
– Unmanned: MQ-1, MQ-9Commercial Flight Hours: 4000+
– American Airlines: B777, B737, B727, A321, MD80
– Warfighter Requirements
– Aerial Refueling Systems & Operations
– Global/Tactical Airlift
– Low-Level & Airdrop
– Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance UAS
– Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance
– Close Air Support
– Special Operations
– Search and Rescue
– Aircrew Formal Training
Consultant (SME)

 

Major (AFR),  Branch Chief C4ISR Requirements Air National Guard Readiness Center (NGB/A5)

– Chairman, MQ-9 Operations Center Requirements Council
– Air National Guard MQ-9 Liaison: Air Force Research Lab (AFRL)
– Air National Guard MQ-9 Liaison: Special Program Office (SPO)
– Assistant Chief Pilot
– Operations Supervisor
– Flight Commander
– Instructor Pilot

Military Flight Hours : 5000+
– Manned: KC-10, T-1, T-37
– Unmanned: MQ-1, RQ-4Commercial Flight Hours: 100+
– American Airlines: A321
– Warfighter Requirements
– Aerial Refueling Systems & Operations
– Global Airlift
– High-Altitude Long-Endurance UAS
– Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance UAS
– Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance
– Close Air Support
– Special Operations
– Search and Rescue
– Aircrew Formal Training