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Pentagon To Deploy Huge Blimps Over Washington, DC For 360-Degree Surveillance

Pentagon To Deploy Huge Blimps Over Washington, DC For 360-Degree Surveillance

Published time: July 25, 2013 18:43
Edited time: July 26, 2013 15:36

A pair of high-tech Army blimps is coming to the greater Washington, DC area, and soon they will be able to provide the military with surveillance powers that spans hundreds of millions of acres from North Carolina to Niagara Falls, Canada.

The airships are part of Raytheon’s Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System, or JLENS, and when all is said and done they’ll offer the United States military what the defense contractor calls “an affordable elevated, persistent over-the-horizon sensor system” that relies on “a powerful integrated radar system to detect, track and target a variety of threats.”

Read more: http://rt.com/usa/army-raytheon-jlens-blimps-594/




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They did one thing right, they identified the enemy!

"the Army will send its integrated pair of airships — around 75 yards in length each — high into the sky carrying “powerful radars that can look deep into enemy territory.” the residents of the metropolitan Washington, DC area" LOL

To Russia w/ Love: Russia Today silent about this blimp in USA.

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Russian Blimp? Hangar 1 Vodka! RussiaToday mute on this blimp.

Hangar 1 Vodka! Made in California. NATO chief dismisses Russian missile defense worry 5 - USA Today Feb 2, 2013 - NATO: missiles will be used as defense from Iran; EU nations told not to cut defense spending; Russia: tension reminiscent of Cold War.

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Might the Pentagon watch its own wasteful spending?


http://youtu.be/xU4GdHLUHwU War on waste forgotten? We cannot track $2.3 trillion. CBS News, USA September 10, 20001. Staring the wasteful Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of War. 3 minutes

Why, oh why does Russia Today ® report on US Pentagon wayward spending sprees? Why no news about government boondoggles in Russia that effect Russians?

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Its just a camera platform for the Hunger Games, that's all

Ach! Its just a camera platform for the Hunger Games, when they block off whole stretches of DC and watch the fun unfold.

"Cowards & idiots can come along for the ride but they gotta sit in the back seat!"

NJ already has one of those

NJ blimp

Name that movie

... my god son the shadow of your ass weighs 20 lbs.

Life is a sexually transmitted disease with a 100% fatality rate.
Don't Give me Liberty, I'll get up and get it myself!

bwhahaha..!

And so topical at the moment! Touche

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LOL...

Nice Pic..

Thanks for posting bytejockey