Lockheed Martin will build a demonstrator airship with a massive radar system called the Integrated Sensor is Structure (ISIS) under a $400 million contract awarded today by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
While I write the rest of the news story, please peruse the ISIS program overview that DARPA provided to contractors last month.
Hint: ISIS basically would be a combination E-3 AWACS/E-8C Joint STARS that can remain at 65,000ft for several years. So, not bad technology. If it works.
Lockheed Martin to build the mother of all airborne radars [UPDATED W/PHOTO]
By Stephen Trimble on 27 April, 2009 in Uncategorised
Source: Skunk Works
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