Sunday, September 01, 2013

DHS to deploy aerotstats around Washington, DC (?)

Washington Business Journal reports on the aerostats and the Maryland-based company that makes them, TCOM L.P. The raytheon-led program was started by the Army but transferred to DHS. TCOM's based in Colombia but their manufacturing plant is in N.C.

In the article, TCOM's president explains that these are no blimps and they are not drones. I say they are both. Anyway, here's a photo (Credit: TCOM):