UK Defense Launches Tender For HAPS Capability Demonstration

Airbus’ Zephyr platform for UK HAPS
Credit: Airbus
The UK Ministry of Defense has launched a tender for a High-Altitude Pseudo-Satellite (HAPS) to provide continuous communications and intelligence. The £100 million ($133 million) tender for Project Aether calls on industry to demonstrate ultra-persistent, wide-area communications with intelligence...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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