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Aero India 2017: BSF considers border aerostats

12th February 2017 - 22:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


Israeli manufacturer RT LTA Systems revealed that it twice demonstrated its Skystar 180 aerostat system to the Border Security Force (BSF) in India in recent times.

One demonstration was conducted at the BSF's headquarters in Delhi while the other took place in an unspecified operational area near one of India's borders.

At Aero India 2017, RT LTA is exhibiting a model of this particular Skystar 180 variant that has achieved more than one million operational hours whilst deployed around the globe, including in Israel.

Rami Shmueli, RT's CEO, said: 'No other defence system, manned or unmanned, is as cost-effective as

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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