Since 2004, the U.S Army’s RAID program has been utilizing TCOM’s 17M aerostats across Iraq. – See more here.
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LAKEHURST NAS, N.J., 20 May 2011. U.S. Army surveillance and reconnaissance experts needed tethered aerostats on which to loft intelligence and surveillance sensor payloads for the third phase of the Persistent Ground Surveillance Systems (PGSS) program. They found their solution from TCOM L.P. in Columbia, Md. See more here.
…TCOM, L.P., based in Maryland, makes the aerostat and associated ground equipment. See more here.
…The TCOM-built airship is nearly 113m (370ft) long, with a payload compartment measuring 7m long by 3m wide by 2.1m high, he says. See more here.
…Phase two – the airship – will be considerably bigger, and more complex. The lighter-than-aircraft, built by TCOM L.P. will be longer than a football field at 350 feet and several times the size of the Goodyear Blimp at 1.4 million cubic feet. See more here.
WEEKSVILLE, NC — U.S. troops operating in Afghanistan are getting a clearer view of Taliban and other enemy forces, thanks to the 22-meter aerostats produced by TCOM workers based in Elizabeth City. The Columbia-Md.-based maker of aerostats and airships is close to completing a contract for more than a dozen aerostats for the Defense Department […]
U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., said during a visit to Elizabeth City Thursday that the federal government is likely to continue investing in the area’s growing aviation sector. See more here
In the next decade, American soldiers deployed around the world could be protected by high-tech aerostats built by TCOM in Weeksville. See more here.
…TCOM of Columbia, Md., is building the aerostats, the first of which will make its first flight in August up to about 2,952 feet (900 meters) above the ground at the company’s Elizabeth City, N.C., manufacturing facility… See more here
TCOM proudly supports the Canadian Department of National Defence with deployment of their 17M Aerostat System. See more here