Prof. Poteat to discuss "Airborne Intelligence Collection" at the Spy Museum
Posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2012
On Thursday, September 20, IWP Professor Eugene Poteat will give a talk on "Airborne Intelligence Collection" as part of a Spy Seminar Series hosted by the Spy Museum:
S. Eugene Poteat, retired senior CIA Scientific Intelligence Officer, and current President of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers, helped develop and launch some of the most incredible technology of the Cold War. He'll brief you on the history of the U-2, A-12 OXCART, and SR-71 aircraft; stealth; past, current, and future drones; and the roles of these craft in past crises, such as the Missile and Bomber Gap, Berlin Crisis, Cuban Missile Crisis, and the current struggle against terrorism. Poteat received the CIA's Medal of Merit and the National Reconnaissance Office's Meritorious Civilian Award for his technological innovations.