SOURCE: Sanswire


December 23, 2009 07:04 ET

Video of Sanswire's STS-111 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Demonstration Available on

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - December 23, 2009) - Sanswire Corp. (OTCBB: SNSR) today announced that video footage of the STS-111 UAV in flight testing has been released to their website The flight video highlights a recent demonstration of the company's lighter-than-air STS-111 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). The video was shot during a private event held on December 18, 2009, in Stuttgart, Germany.

Captain David Christian, CEO of Sanswire, said, "The video clearly shows off the STS-111 to great advantage. Viewers get a real sense of how the unique segmented design functions, how maneuverable the aircraft is, and how this platform can provide intelligence and surveillance support for military and Homeland Security missions."

The STS-111 UAV is designed to rapidly unfold from its standard-size crate and launched with minimal ground infrastructure and crew. The STS-111 can carry various payloads of intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and communications equipment, and provide operational line of sight of up to 170-miles. The airship is capable of fulfilling a range of mission profiles at mid altitudes, performing both persistent loitering and racetrack operations nonstop for an estimated two and a half days.

To view the video and information on the STS-111 UAV please visit

About Sanswire-TAO Corp.

Sanswire-TAO exclusively owns and markets all the technology and intellectual property associated with TAO's lighter-than-air (LTA) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), including the Stratellite™ high-altitude airships, the SAS-51 low-altitude airships, the mid-altitude STS-111 airship, and the PADDS (Precision Air Drop Delivery System) in the US, Canada and Mexico. Sanswire-TAO Corp. is jointly owned by TAO Technologies GmbH and Sanswire Corp. For more information, visit

About Sanswire Corp.

Sanswire Corp. (OTCBB: SNSR) is a developer of integrated aerospace communications products and services. The company specializes in the design and construction of autonomous, lighter-than-air UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) capable of carrying payloads that provide persistent security solutions at low, mid, and high altitudes. Sanswire's airships and auxiliary products are designed for use by commercial and government-related entities that require real-time intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance support for homeland defense, maritime, and border missions. The company's long-term objective to develop and deliver state-of-the-art airship technology that provides surveillance sensor suites and other advanced wireless broadband capabilities to the broader commercial markets.

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