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Skystar 180 Aerostat System

Hovering up to 600 ft above ground, the Skystar-180 provides surveillance capabilities accomplished by simple equipment, which requires minimal operating skills and maintenance procedures.

The Skystar 180 system is composed of an aerostat balloon, d ual sensor payload, p ortable control unit and data link between the control unit and the balloon.

Skystar 180 Aerostat - Main Features:
  • 360º observation coverage
  • Small size aerostat
  • The entire system in a towable trailer
  • Day/Night unmanned aerial Surveillance Capability
  • Quick deployment
  • Very easy to operate
  • Low maintenance and operation costs

Skystar 180 Aerostat - Applications:

  • Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Target acquisition (ISTAR)
  • Artillery fire adjustment
  • Force protection
  • Communication relay
  • Law enforcement
  • Media coverage

Skystar 180 Aerostat - Payload Features:  

  • Target detection (man size) - 3 km
  • Target recognition (man size) - 1.7 km
  • Stabilization: 3-axis gyro stabilization
  • Structure: Composite Materials
  • Elevation field of view: +10º TO - 110º
  • Azimuth field of view: 360º Continuous
  • Video format: PAL / NTSC    

Skystar 180 Aerostat Features:

  • The Aerostat is easily deployed by 2 operators
  • Skystar-180 can be deployed in less than 30 minutes (including payloads)
  • Transported by any light vehicle
  • Deployed and operational worldwide 


  Skystar 180 Brochure (pdf) - 350 Kb
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