Tactical tethered aerostat systems

HEMERIA tactical tethered aerostat systems support your ISR missions (Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance) requiring an airborne system qualified as simple, reliable and quick to deploy.

Easily relocatable, our tactical systems are also well suited to theaters of operation.

  • Easy and quick to deploy 
  • Optional tactical trailer for increased mobility
  • Particularly suited to monitor a sensitive site: industrial site, large event, military camp 

Approved on

French customs

Border surveillance

Gendarmerie nationale

Surveillance of sensitive areas, coastal surveillance

French Ministry of Defense

Serving the French Armed Forces

Main fields of operation 

  • Surveillance of sensitive sites
  • Security of large events
  • Border surveillance
  • Protection of military camps
  • Temporary and secure telecommunication network
  • White areas coverage


  • HEMERIA tactical tethered aerostat systems are composed of a White Hawk tethered aerostat equipped with a payload. They are completed by a light ground station with a C2 (Command and Control). The C2 controls the payload, process the data and transmit them in real-time within the chain of command.
  • Several White Hawk systems can be deployed as a network.
White Hawk tethered aerostat system


Min. 4.4 meters in diameter ● Several envelope dimensions are available, depending on the required payload.

Flying height

Up to 300 meters


Up to 20 kg ● Payload options: optronic gimbal, 4G relay, radio relay, WAMI, SIGINT and COMINT sensors.


Up to 10 days ● Landing is advised every 5 days to ensure system maintenance.

Wind speed limit

Up to 40 nd / 75 km/h


2 operators ● 45 minutes

Transport and storage

Tactical trailer in option

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