Skystar 180

Skystar™ 180 is a tactical, highly mobile, rapidly deployed cost-effective Aerostat system designed to perform extended surveillance and reconnaissance situational awareness missions in day and night, operating with a minimal crew after short training at an altitude of 1,000 ft.

Creating Advanced Aerostat Systems

The trailer mounted Skystar™ 180 is self-sustained in the field on persistent surveillance missions. Arriving on a location Skystar™ 180 need no special preparation and is ready to begin surveillance in 20 minutes from halt while ensuring maximum efficiency and effectiveness.

Skystar™ 180 equipped with a state-of-the-art variety of payloads including cameras, communication, relay equipment and more. The gyro-stabilized payloads enable high quality information gathering and accurate target allocation, utilizing gyro stabilized payloads and GPS/INS navigation.


location of payload
Precise location of payload footprint and targets on a digital map
360º stabalized observation coverage
3-axis stabilize
Unique 3-axis stabilized aerostat payload
gyro stabilized
Day/night laser gyro stabilized payload
Interface with C4I systems
Easy to operate
Easy to operate
Low maintenance
Low maintenance and operation costs
all weather
Operational under all weather conditions and strong winds
military and homeland security
Ideal for military and homeland security operations
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Deployment and launch in 30 minutes


Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Target Acquisition

Border and Coastal Security

Perimeter security

Force protection

Skystar 180 at Tokyo

Law enforcement and public safety

Crisis and emergency management

Search and Rescue

Communication relay


Parameter Specification
Aerostat Diameter 19.5 ft (6 m)
Wind Limit 40 knots
Operating Altitude (AGL) Up to 1,000 ft (300 m)
Endurance Up to 72 hours
Turn Around Time 20 min
Payload Max. Weight 18 kg

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