SOURCE: Cyber Defense Systems, Inc.

November 05, 2007 07:57 ET

TIME Magazine Names Techsphere Systems International SA-68 Airship One of 2007's Best "Reinventions"

Eighth Annual Issue on Newsstands November 2, 2007

ST. PETERSBURG, FL and ATLANTA, GA and COLUMBUS, GA--(Marketwire - November 5, 2007) - Cyber Defense Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: CYDF), a designer and developer of next-generation unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and its wholly owned subsidiary Techsphere Systems International, Inc. (TSI) (, a designer, developer and manufacturer of manned and unmanned airships, announced today that Time Magazine has named Techsphere Systems' SA-68 Airship one of the "Best Reinventions of 2007" in its eighth annual issue which hit newsstands last Friday, November 2nd.

The SA 68 Airship is a collaborative effort between TSI and 21st Century Airships, the creator and world record holder for altitudes at over 20,000 feet. TSI has the exclusive worldwide right and license to manufacture Airships which it acquired from 21st Century Airships, Inc.

"We are delighted to be named one of Time Magazine's 'Best Reinventions' of 2007 and after almost four years of development and experimentation with the SA-60 program we are gearing up for flight tests scheduled for the SA-68 in the first quarter 2008," stated Mike Lawson, the CEO of Techsphere.

"In addition to our relationship with 21st Century, our team will be building three separate product lines for optimum usage at specific defined altitudes. The 'SA-60 Program' for low altitudes (10,000 to 12,000 feet), the 'BULLET' technology for mid altitude (12,000 to 40,000 feet) and the 'Pseudo Satellite' for high altitudes above 60,000 feet. Our long endurance propulsion systems are developed through Vaporcor for high efficiencies utilizing hybrid and thermal technologies."

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Techsphere Systems International, Inc. ("TSI") ( is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cyber Defense Systems, Inc. TSI, located in Columbus, GA, is a manufacturer of low and mid altitude airships. Together with their teaming companies, Techsphere designs and builds unique airship platforms for use in many areas including surveillance, the military and wireless communications. The current SA-60 spherical airship design holds the world altitude record at over 20,000 feet.


21st Century Airships Inc., located in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada, is a Research and Development company for lighter-than-air crafts. Founded in 1988, its objective is to improve traditional airship technology and develop modern airships for various applications. The company's R&D activities have resulted in a considerable number of significant inventions and patents.


Cyber Defense Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: CYDF) ( is designing and building a new generation of UAVs. Cyber Defense located in St. Petersburg, FL, is currently marketing airships and their CyberBug™ UAVs to various branches of the U.S. government, law enforcement and U.S. allies as multi-use platform vehicles capable of deployment in surveillance and communication operations.

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