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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.

MISSION DURATION

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.

MODULAR DESIGN

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.

SYSTEM TRANSPORT

SINGLE TRAILER SOLOUTION

DURUS BY THE NUMBERS

Days of continuous flight before a helium top-off is needed

21

Pounds of usable payload capacity

35

Payload mount points allowing for rapid integration and flexible configurations 

5

Foot radius - all that is needed for the DURUS launch site

25

Feet AGL - maximum flight

900

Miles of air-to-ground communication extension range  

45

Minutes to go from packed trailer to full flight

60

Cubic feet - volume of the DURUS envelope

3,000

US ARMY 

Rapid Equipping Force

CJTF

Operation Inherent Freedom

The United States Army

US ARMY DEVCOM Prototype Integration Facility

Fort Gordon's

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.

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