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Aerostats, ETOPS and staring matches

Staring steadily with very sharp eyes at one area has become an operational need for many countries. This stems from the need to block long sections of border from all types of infiltration – and the need to detect low flying platforms like unmanned air vehicles, and even cruise missiles.The use of aerostats carrying electro […]

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Hovering air vehicles in, aerostats out

      A change of generations? A leap forward in technology? The definitions can be different, but one thing is sure – hovering platforms are taking over the missions of aerostats.   Hovering air vehicles (HAV) are becoming more efficient and there is a very clear operational trend to use them instead of good […]

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