Accession Number:

ADA467685

Title:

Potential Military Use of Airships and Aerostats

Descriptive Note:

Congressional rept.

Corporate Author:

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2005-05-09

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Lighter-than-air Aircraft
  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE