A ground to air signal balloon.
Designed by the military for the military.
■ Quick deployment – under 2 minutes
■ Lightweight carbon fibre large capacity helium cylinder
■ Large (over 1 meter) orange balloon
■ Day or night time visible. Attach a chemical light (two supplied)
■ Radar reflective
■ Lightweight and safe to use
■ Can be quickly used to mark your Drop Zone position or if in need of rescue.
■ Will float high above any jungle or forest
■ 75 metre (250 feet) strong tether
■ Can be operated by one person within minutes
■ Uses inert helium gas to inflate 136 litre Radar Reflective balloon
■ Two chemical light disks (supplied) can be attached to both sides of the balloon giving at night an excellent signal, especially if the pilot is wearing NV goggles
■ Can be seen over 10 miles away
■ The balloon will stay aloft for many days
■ Can be pulled back down and released back up as required
■ The balloon has an excellent lifting capacity and can take up approximatly 80 gms i.e. a radio antenna etc above the canopy
■ Also very effective in other distress environments, e.g. maritime, desert and woodland etc
■ The foil balloon gives a large radar reflective signature (over 10 meters)
Packed size: 39 x 25 x 12cm (15 x 9.8 x 4.7”)
Balloon open size: 119 x 66cm (46.8 x 25.9”)
Weight: under 800 grams (1.76lbs)