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Operational Aerostats 2017-08-03T13:31:42+00:00

Operational Aerostats Common Applications

Airborne Industries Operational Aerostats measure between 19m – 22m (400m³ – 650m³). Operational Aerostats are most commonly used for high quality Milspec optics and specialised listening devices. This range of Aerostats has the payload capacity to deliver high quality military optics and specialist devices rapidly. The mobility and ease of operation the system delivers makes Airborne’s Aerostats a natural choice for military and security uses.

All Airborne Industries Tethered Aerostat Systems are tailored to the end users requirements including payload capacity, desired nominal altitudes and flight duration. The experienced team at Airborne are available to advise the end user about suitable payloads to meet their systems objectives. The systems payloads are fully integrated by the Airborne Team ensuring flight stability and reliability and ensuring the safety of the required payload.

The Right Aerostat For Your Mission

There are three ranges of Tethered Aerostat available from Airborne Industries the Operational Aerostat range is Airborne’s mid-range size of Aerostat. Tactical Aerostats are the smallest range manufactured by Airborne Industries measuring up to 15m (210m³), these Aerostats are ideal rapid response solutions. The largest range of Aerostat Airborne Industries offer is the Strategic Range measuring 23m (850m³) and above. Strategic Aerostats are able to carry multiple payloads; common payloads for this range include radar, optical payloads and a broad range of listening, locating and jamming devices for extended range and durations.

Learn More About Airborne Industries Operational Aerostats

Learn more about Airborne Industries Operational Aerostats in our free system specific e-brochure. The e-brochure contains information on performance and operations including the nominal altitudes the Operational System can reach, payload weight capabilities, flight duration and deployment time.

Airborne Industries Customer Guide contains more information on the key factors that the Airborne team consider when tailoring a System to meet the end users needs including crew size requirements, portability and ground handling systems.