Israel uses airships to protect airspace

The method is relatively old, but it works well: an extensive radar system is mounted on a platform that resembles an airship, making it efficient but cheap to operate. The system, known as the High Availability Aerostat System (HAAS), has not been given too many specifications, but it is a very large device. The device, operated by the Israeli Air Force, is said to be one of the largest of its kind.

Testing drones in Israel

Perhaps, without exaggeration, Wednesday can be called a historic day from a drone perspective: an experimental drone transport system was put into operation in the airspace of an Israeli resort town, Hadera. According to the British news agency Reuters, on March 17, transporting drones swept the skies of the Mediterranean coastal town so that their – even coordinated – movement was controlled from a single control room.

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