DURUS | BATTLEFIELD READY
Stemming from the success and Soldier feedback from eight years of downrange missions the DURUS offers groundbreaking payload capabilities and flight endurance in a tactical package.
The DURUS Tactical Aerostat meets the requirement for a system capable of days, weeks, or months of 24x7 station keeping in even the most austere environments of the world.
DURUS accommodates interchangeable payloads, supporting mission requirements for Multi-INT (EW & COMMs), communications extension & relay, MIMO MANET, MUM-T, C-sUAS, & ISR&T. Silicis actively seeks out industry partners with cutting edge, tactical payloads, and delivers innovative, cost-effective solutions that enhance the Warfighters’ ability to complete their missions.
Sling load capable & easily transported, the DURUS integrated trailer provides storage for all primary & backup system components along with a self-contained ground power system.
SINGLE TRAILER SOLOUTION
DURUS BY THE NUMBERS
Days of continuous flight before a helium top-off is needed
Pounds of usable payload capacity
Payload mount points allowing for rapid integration and flexible configurations
Foot radius - all that is needed for the DURUS launch site
Feet AGL - maximum flight
Miles of air-to-ground communication extension range
Minutes to go from packed trailer to full flight
Cubic feet - volume of the DURUS envelope
Rapid Equipping Force
Operation Inherent Freedom
The United States Army
US ARMY DEVCOM Prototype Integration Facility
Cyber Battle Lab
Cyber Quest Experiments
Fort Benning's Maneuver Battle Lab Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiments
Our partnerships with the US Army & their Rapid Equipping Force (REF) allowed Si to provide 8.5 years of support to our Soldiers downrange with the ALTUS tactical aerostat system. Additionally, our participation in various training experiments & exercises have enhanced our ability to design our platform to satisfy diverse mission requirements.