TCOM is the global authority in airborne persistent surveillance solutions.
With operations in over 18 countries around the world, TCOM is the global authority in airborne persistent surveillance solutions. For over 50 years, TCOM innovations have defined the industry, and our pioneering achievements continue to revolutionize the design, manufacture, and deployment of LTA systems. With corporate headquarters in Columbia, MD and manufacturing and testing facilities in Elizabeth City, NC, TCOM is the world’s only company solely devoted to the design, fabrication, installation, and operation of persistent surveillance aerostat systems. Our complete platform solutions include numerous classes of aerostats that can each be equipped with a broad selection of proven payloads that are customizable for specific customer requirements.
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Elevated Solution for Every Mission
TCOM enables a true system of systems approach to meet our customers’ objectives effectively and efficiently. With 50 years of operational experience, and working with the industry’s best strategic partners, TCOM provides its customers stand-alone lighter-than-air systems, enhanced sensor packages and upgraded command and control for their current systems, or a complete deployment with multiple platform types and communications networks.
Every security mission requires a unique set of sensors integrated onto a TCOM lighter-than-air C5ISR design to form a platform system that will meet the customer’s persistent Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) mission. We work closely with the industry’s best strategic partners.
At the heart of every TCOM Aerostat Surveillance system lies a proven design process that effectively blends customer needs and superior engineering to create a system that will meet all the customer’s functional requirements cost-effectively and reliably.
TCOM produces the most advanced, state-of-the-art, and reliable aerostat systems in the world. This is accomplished by having the latest lighter-than-air C5ISR manufacturing technology, equipment, facilities, and tooling to bring our advanced designs to life.
Our unrivaled experience and capabilities in manufacturing aerostat and airship flex structures, mooring stations, avionics, tethers, and ground support equipment, provides our customers with unparalleled capabilities to support diverse payloads for a myriad of mission requirements.
TCOM’s proven approach to the latest lighter-than-air C5ISR lifecycle support for fielded systems is based on our expertise in anticipating each system’s needs, balancing availability with affordability, and assigning Headquarters and Field personnel familiar with the system. We work with the industry’s leaders in partnership to achieve mission outcomes.
TCOM customers deserve the absolute best, especially as missions evolve and operating environments change. Whether it is training spare parts, or kits, field service support or operations management, or even lifecycle management, we do not cut corners. TCOM focuses on being a full-service partner throughout the product lifecycle.