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Potential Military Use of Airships and Aerostats [Updated May 9, 2005]   [open pdf - 41KB]

From the Summary: "The Department of Defense (DOD) has a history of using lighter-than-air (LTA) platforms. Aerostats have recently been fielded to protect U.S. troops in the field. Contemporary interest is growing in using airships for numerous missions. This report examines the various concepts being considered and describes the issues for Congress. This report will be updated as events warrant."

Report Number:
CRS Report for Congress, RS21886
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2005-05-09
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