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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. 

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.