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Singapore employs aerostat as radar cover

3rd November 2014 - 15:28 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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A helium-filled aerostat will be tethered inside an undisclosed military base in Singapore to provide high-resolution radar coverage of sea-space and airspace out to a 200km range.

Singapore’s Minister of Defence Ng Eng Hen announced on 28 October that the aerostat would be deployed to ‘improve our surveillance capabilities significantly’ ...

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