Israeli Surveillance Balloon Approved for Purchase by U.S. Army


skystar-180-spy-balloonsThe Skystar 180 surveillance balloon made by Israeli defense firm RT has been approved for purchase by the U.S. army, the company announced this week.

The Skystar 180 was frequently used by the IDF over Gaza during last summer’s war. It can carry day and night electro-optical payloads and a communication relay, suspended from a helium-filled balloon tethered to the ground.

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