Category Archives: Aerostats

Zhuhai Air Show to Feature Chinese Typhoon-Resistant Airship

Source: Want China Times – An airship developed by the state-owned China Electronics Technology Group Corporation that can hover 1,000 meters above the ground for more than two weeks is set to debut at this year’s Zhuhai Airshow in … Continue reading

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Above and beyond: New surveillance system to guard against aerial, maritime threats

Source: Channel NewsAsia – Singapore’s Aerostat System – a tethered balloon that uses low-level radar to detect threats as far as 200km away – will be deployed early next year.

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Lockheed Martin Extends Aerostat Mission By Providing Airborne Surveillance For U.S. Border Protection

Source: Lockheed Martin – Working with the Army, Lockheed Martin is providing operational support for a Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS) aerostat system that is being evaluated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) … Continue reading

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Blimp-in-a-Box Goes to Work

Read two articles of new applications for this product. Ohio buys ‘blimp in a box’ for surveillance ‘Blimp in a Box’ Deployed in Search for Cop-Killer Suspect in Pennsylvania What is a ‘Blimp-in-a-Box’?

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Blimps Will Soon Hover Over US Highways and Monitor Traffic Around the Clock

Source: Motherboard By Jason Koebler Next time you’re on the highway and see one of those “Speed Monitored by Aircraft” signs, look up—the United States is getting its first, persistently airborne traffic-monitoring blimp.

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