Negotiations between India and Israel Underway to Proceed with Aerostats Program

India and Israel are negotiating a follow-on delivery of four aerostat systems, augmenting the first delivery of aerostats that has already been deployed along India’s north-eastern border.

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Afghan Army Practices with 22M Aerostat

“At nighttime when they [insurgents] want to come and put in roadside bombs for us, we can’t see them,” he said. “We don’t have technology like balloons…and that is a big thing for us.”

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JLENS: The Future of Defense

74M Aerostat supports JLENS naval attack test

An aerostat system built by Raytheon that uses sensors and radar to detect incoming threats from air, land and sea recently completed a real-world test in which it was able to track a swarm of boats representing an attack by hostile naval forces, the company said Sept.10.

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Business riding high for aerostat maker TCOM

Imagine a small contingent of enemy fighters secretly setting up a mortar on a hillside in Afghanistan with plans to kill U.S. soldiers inside a nearby base.

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Lighter Than Air

When German U-boats began to hound Allied forces, the Navy took to the
sky and constructed an air station in Weeksville that built blimps — soft, quiet
fighters that helped turn the Battle of the Atlantic and lift the nation to victory.

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Look: Giant Spy Blimp Dwarfs an 18-Wheeler

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Eye in the sky watches over JBB

Since 2004, the U.S Army’s RAID program has been utilizing TCOM’s 17M aerostats across Iraq. –
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