Category Archives: Aerostats

Weather Too Poor for Weather Blimps to Measure Poor Weather

Source: KUAM News – kuam.com By Isa Baza Poor weather may be putting a damper on plans of French scientists to release miniature blimps into a developing tropical cyclone near Guam. The scientists are here in the hopes of collecting … Continue reading

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Israel’s RT develops high-altitude surveillance blimp

Source: IHS Jane’s 360 – janes.com By Yaakov Lappin Israeli aerostat manufacturer RT LTA Systems announced on 26 July that it was launching a new family of platforms under the name ‘SkyGuard’ that are designed to carry far heavier payloads … Continue reading

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Blimp-Mounted Cameras Will Watch Everything That Happens At the Rio Olympics

Source: Popular Science – popsci.com By Kelsey D. Atherton There is too much happening at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro for any person to watch it all. Not just the sporting events, though there are over 30 events during … Continue reading

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Battle Blimps: Russian Military Expands the Use of Airships

Source: Sputnik International – sputniknews.com The Russian Aerospace Forces are about to be expanded as the Defense Ministry intends to establish an aerostatics division, in an attempt to expand the battlefield use of blimps and balloons.

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It’s Not a Blimp, It’s a Research Aerostat

Source: seacoastonline.com Research group airs aerostat over Portsmouth [NH] airport. Those wondering what the blimp is that has been hovering over Portsmouth International Airport now have the answer.

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