Defense

News and issues relating to the defense aerospace business, with emphasis on current/in-use, in-development and prospective programs for manned military aircraft, unmanned combat aircraft vehicles (UCAVs), military aircraft engines, avionics, missiles, bombs, guidance systems and ground-based air-defense systems.

December 26, 2014, 7:00 AM

Singapore, Malaysia are Buying Aerostats for Surveillance

Aerostat manufacturer TCOM suggests the market is growing at the expense of other airborne solutions.

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