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Lightweight Aerostat System (LAS)

Country of Origin: USA


The Lightweight Aerostat System (LAS) is a visual surveillance system designed to provide long-term electro-optical/infrared and radar security surveillance of facilities and base camps. It can also be used as a communications relay to unmanned ground or air vehicles and to maintain communications with convoys without using limited satellite bandwidth.

The LAS was based on 741 cubic foot (21 cubic meter) or 1,236 cubic foot (35 cubic meter) helikites; these are hybrid...

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