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Navy Airship Returns to Maryland, Virginia, and DC Skies in November

Source: Naval Research Laboratory The U.S. Navy’s only manned airship, a modified American Blimp Corporation A-170 series commercial blimp, will return to the skies of Maryland Nov. 12, to conduct week-long testing of experimental avionics systems.

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Navy Airship to Conduct Operations in the DC Metro Region

Source: U.S. Naval Research Laboratory The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and the Navy’s sole Science & Technology research squadron, Scientific Development Squadron ONE (VXS-1), will operate the MZ-3A lighter-than-air blimp in the regions surrounding Washington, D.C. beginning Sept. 21.

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