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Congress Is Right To Ground The Runaway Blimp

William Hartung | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics
William Hartung

When the JLENS air surveillance blimp cut loose from its moorings in Maryland and crashed in central Pennsylvania last fall, it raised serious questions about the future of the $2.7 billion program.

A New Era of Surveillance Technology

Tyler Lopez | Posted 09.28.2013 | DC
Tyler Lopez

While many privacy activists have their sights set on military drones and internet-based surveillance programs, the Army is set to begin testing a system capable of monitoring airspace for 340 miles in every direction.

Coming Soon: HUGE Anti-Missile Blimps To Spy On, Protect D.C.

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

Well, no wonder defense contractors aren't faring too badly during sequestration, when they've got ideas like this. Gigantic blimps. Over Washingto...