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Oct. 14, 2021

DLA Energy Commander visits Texas aerostat site

Two miles east of the Rio Grande, high above the desolate South Texas chaparral land, tethered surveillance balloons, filled with helium from DLA Energy Aerospace keep watch. Observing the large, low-altitude aircraft, a DLA Energy team visited the Tethered Aerostat Radar System site at El Indio, Texas, Sept. 29. 

March 16, 2018

Aerospace Energy supports medical research

When crucial medical research equipment was inoperative because it needed helium to function, a Harvard University associate professor turned to the Defense Logistics Agency Energy for support.

April 1, 2017

Aloft and Alert

Tethered surveillance balloons, filled with helium from DLA Energy Aerospace Energy, are helping law enforcement defeat and deter the smuggling of people and narcotics into the United States.

Aug. 20, 2015

DLA Energy continues helium support for universities

The Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s pilot program to provide academic researchers with helium for use in their federally funded research resulted in savings of up to 27 percent for several universities.