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Tactical Aerostats 2017-08-03T13:30:21+00:00

Tactical Aerostats Common Applications

Airborne Industries manufactures Tactical Aerostats ranging in sizes of 9m to 15m (100m³ – 210m³). The Tactical Range is most commonly used for large event and perimeter observation, with the most common payloads including light weight day/night cameras with object tracking and and geo-location facilities. This range of Aerostats can be quickly and easily transported to the chosen location. The rapid deployment of the range offers an ideal solution to providing situational awareness and force protection over a wide area.

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 Tactical Aerostat system is the smallest in the range and the fastest to deploy. Operational Aerostats are the mid-range size of Airborne’s Aerostats, measuring between 19m – 22m (400m³ – 650m³). Operational Aerostats most common applications are delivering high quality military optics and specialist devices rapidly. 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 Tactical Aerostats

Learn more about Airborne Industries Tactical Aerostats in our free system specific e-brochure. The e-brochure contains information on performance and operations including the nominal altitudes the Tactical 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.