RT LTA announces improved capabilities for the SkyStar Aerostat family which minimise drift, and further enhance the aerostat’s availability.
Press Release, September 2019: RT LTA Systems Ltd., a world-class designer, developer and manufacturer of aerostats for use in intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and communications applications, will present the latest capabilities of the SkyStar aerostat family, at DSEI 2019.
RT’s Skystar family of aerostats includes the SkyStar 110, SkyStar 120, SkyStar 180, and SkyStar 330. The recent improvements on the SkyStar aerostats minimises the drift and drag, which normally occur due to ordinary aerodynamic changes. This will further enhance the aerostat availability.
Ideal for defence, security, border control and HLS missions, the SkyStar aerostat systems are deployed by many forces around the world and have already provided more than two million operational hours. The SkyStar aerostat systems are operational under extreme weather conditions with low operational and maintenance costs, and offering over 85% availability in any given area.
“These enhanced capabilities of the SkyStar family have been developed to meet the needs of our customers around the world who require an operational system at any given time,” says Rami Shmueli, CEO of RT LTA Systems. “We have recently completed successful field trials of these new capabilities, including testing them under severe weather conditions. SkyStar is one of the worlds’ most popular aerostats, with more than 100 systems sold and operated worldwide.”