lighter than air

In thinking about the future battlefield a couple of things stick out: US air superiority, proliferation of cruise missiles, and the potential for ASAT weapons to harm the US more than a technologically inferior opponent. These factors may converge in the form of lighter than air ships for use in battle spaces. Brain Resnick recently added a piece for NTI about blimps as defensive measures. It is worthwhile to consider lower-tech solutions to new conditions.

Link to article: http://www.nti.rsvp1.com/gsn/article/dont-be-alarmed-drone-blimps-hovering-over-dc-theyre-here-stop-cruise-missiles/?mgh=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nti.org&mgf=1

 

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