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Article title THE CURRENT WORLD TRENDS OF LTA IDUSTRY FOR ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES
Authors G.Е. Verba, S.N. Shchugarev, B.А. Ivchenko, P.А. Ponomarev, М.V. Таlesnikov
Section SECTION I. THE ROBOTICS
Month, Year 03, 2012 @en
Index UDC 629.7
DOI
Abstract The article considers the main trends of the world Lighter-Than-Air industry to date. The five categories of Lighter-Than-Air products developed and applied today in the world for the security agencies are determined: tethered aerostatic systems; classic manned airships, medium altitude unmanned airships, high-altitude unmanned aerostatic platforms, transport hybrid air-ships. The article presents a comparative analysis of the main types of Russian and foreign Lighter-Than-Air products. Consider fields their applications. The article is completed by conclusions about the current trends to create Lighter-Than-Air products.

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Keywords LTA aircraft; tethered aerostatic complex; airship.
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