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US Spy Blimp

Posted By on 27. Januar 2010

According to various sources, the US military plans to deploy a high-altitude spy blimp for missions you need a spy-blimp for… As a Zeppelin Enthusiast™ I am looking forward to it and am quite excited about it.

As a military ley person, I ask myself: What can this expensive piece of equipment do that satellites and drones do not cover already?

Oh well… Government spending. Here’s a visual overview of planned capacities:

Pentagon Spy Blimp

And as an added bonus for today. Check out this futile game (and tell me how often you played it before you gave up…)


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