$48.4M for Rapid Aerostat Deployment System (updated)

The JLENS is a set of radars and sensors mounted on an aerostat blimp and capable of networking via Cooperative Engagement Capability to enhance both air and missile defense. And a recent Air Force Study gave the thumbs-up to greater use of blimps in the U.S. military.

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Missile Defense Agency – For Your Information – 05-FYI-0500