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Thales-Finmeccanica JV-Led Team Gets French Govt Support on Stratobus Airship Development Project

Source: ExecutiveBiz – executivebiz.com By: Jane Edwards A team led by a joint venture of Thales Group and Finmeccanica has received approximately $19.2 million in funds from the French government to conduct research and development work over two years on an autonomous … Continue reading

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StratoBus – Halfway Between a Drone and a Satellite

Source: Thales – thalesgroup.com The StratoBus project may immediately call to mind Google’s Project Loon. But the advantage of StratoBus is that it offers long endurance and complete autonomy from a fixed position, while the high-altitude balloons in Loon move … Continue reading

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