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Potential military use of airships and aerostats

Author: Christopher C Bolkcom; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, 2004.
Series: CRS report for Congress, RS21886.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Department of Defense (DOD) has a history of using lighter-than-air (LTA) platforms such as airships (blimps) and aerostats (tethered balloons). 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.
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Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher C Bolkcom; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
OCLC Number: 57467073
Notes: "November 11, 2004."
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Description: 6 pages.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Series Title: CRS report for Congress, RS21886.
Responsibility: Christopher Bolkcom.

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The Department of Defense (DOD) has a history of using lighter-than-air (LTA) platforms such as airships (blimps) and aerostats (tethered balloons). 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.

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