Lawsuit filed against Navy for destroyed experimental airship

By Perry Chiaramonte The makers of a state-of-the art airship have filed a $65 million lawsuit against the U.S. Navy after the helium-filled dirigible was crushed...

RT LTA Systems introduces its new mini aerostat system, the Skystar 100

Yavne, Israel. RT LTA Systems Ltd. -a world-class designer, developer, and manufacturer of the Skystar™ family of aerostats for use in intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance,...

Eye-in-the-Sky Blimp Boosts Singapore’s Spying Ability

By Kyunghee Park A missing airplane and a rise in piracy attacks off the coast of Singapore has prompted the city-state to boost surveillance efforts...

Defense Ministry enlists unmanned dirigibles to patrol Russian skies

Tatyana Rusakova, RBTH Thanks to interest shown by the Russian Defense Ministry and the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the Russian military is soon to take...

Google X (NASDAQ:GOOGL) making progress with Raven Aerostar (NASDAQ:RAVN) on Project Loon

By Jason Sheppard Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) aims to send internet access to Earth through satellites with balloons in a ring somewhere in the sky as reported...

Airships Promote and Film Insurance Awards

The annual British Insurance Awards hosted at the Royal Albert Hall have once again called upon our radio controlled airships to promote the main...

RT’s Aerostat system will be operating during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil,...

Yavne, Israel. RT Aerostats systems company was selected by the Rio de Janeiro municipality, due to the World Cup games, for the mission of...

‘StratoBus’ drone-satellite hybrid to provide new level of surveillance

A new project of an autonomous airship – a hybrid between a drone and a satellite – has been developed in France. The 'StratoBus'...

Top I Vision Wins Large Contract in Africa

Top I Vision has been awarded a contract for supplying airborne intelligence systems to a country in Africa at a scope of more than...

Massive experimental airship hovers in test flight, but wind forces quick landing

By W.J. Hennigan, Los Angeles Times A massive experimental airship briefly lumbered into the skies in front of the former military base in Tustin, Calif.,...