military blimps report for duty

military blimps report for dutyfrom washington post: In the era of $300 million fighter jets, satellite-guided rockets and complicated battlefield computer networks, Multimax Inc. is trying to revive an old-fashioned technology to thrust the information technology firm onto the front line. The Largo company has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on this new project, the design looks like an elliptical UFO, but the result will be familiar: It’s a blimp…

The company has enlisted help from NASA and… last year began hunting for support from the Pentagon, Department of Homeland Security or the Director of National Intelligence.