US Army posts RFI for RADAR and ELINT aerostats

June 22, 2022

Intelligence Community News:

Product Director (PD) Aerostats is issuing this RFI synopsis as a means of conducting market research to identify sources with interest and possessing the prerequisite industry technologies and skill sets available to provide a fully integrated Aerostat System with primary radio detection and ranging (RADAR) and Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) payloads for a potential foreign military sales (FMS) case for the country of Poland. The integrated system will provide persistent surveillance focusing primarily on RADAR surveillance and ELINT missions.

Aerostat systems are elevated command, control, communications, computers, cyber, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C5ISR) platforms equipped with a variety of payloads to fulfill force protection, operations support communication extension, and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) missions. Aerostat systems can be employed during all phases of operations. Aerostat systems are responsive to the ground component of a joint warfighting force by providing weather-dependent, persistent surveillance at operating locations throughout the operational area and directly enhancing the Commander’s situational understanding…

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