Category Archives: Aerostats
Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Lockheed Martin will begin flying a large tethered aerostat – a small blimp – over Akron Fulton International Airport next week.
Source: Denver Business Journal – bizjournals.com/denver By Cathy Proctor The Colorado Department of Transportation this week will be test-flying a helium-filled blimp above Interstate 25 north of downtown Denver to monitor traffic.
Source: Want China Times – wantchinatimes.com 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
Source: Channel NewsAsia – channelnewsasia.com 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.
Lockheed Martin Extends Aerostat Mission By Providing Airborne Surveillance For U.S. Border Protection
Source: Lockheed Martin – lockheedmartin.com 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