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Pentagon Seeks Blimps That Can Detect Threats for Saudi Arabia

Source: Bloomberg Government – bgov.com By Cameron Leuthy The Pentagon is seeking vendors that can supply Saudi Arabia with moored blimps, fifteen months after the U.S. State Department approved a possible $525 million Foreign Military Sale to the country.

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Giant Surveillance Blimp Untethers And Drifts Over Pennsylvania

Source: NPR – npr.org By Eyder Peralta A giant surveillance “blimp” that had been tethered to a mooring at an Army installation in Maryland is now loose and drifting over Pennsylvania.

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JLENS, the Military Surveillance Airship, Is Ready for Action

Source: Popular Mechanics By Darren Orf Surveillance aerostat JLENS complete its training program and could enter active service within a year.

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