FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. — U.K. forward operating bases in Afghanistan will be bolstered by the deployment of aerostat-mounted persistent ground surveillance systems (PGSS), following the successful clearance of integration issues with the British Army’s Cortez base surveillance control system. A British Army Cortez team, working with the U.S. PGSS unit at Empire Challenge (EC) 2010, an intelligence sharing exercise in the U.S., is now en route to Afghanistan to establish the U.K.’s first ...


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